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LinkedServer.ProviderString Property

Gets or sets the connection string used to connect to a linked server by way of the OLE DB Provider.

Namespace: Microsoft.SqlServer.Management.Smo
Assembly: Microsoft.SqlServer.Smo (in microsoft.sqlserver.smo.dll)

public string ProviderString { get; set; }
/** @property */
public String get_ProviderString ()

/** @property */
public void set_ProviderString (String value)

public function get ProviderString () : String

public function set ProviderString (value : String)

Property Value

A String value that specifies the connection string used to connect to the link server by way of the OLE DB Provider.

The connection string is used as an alternative to setting the DataSource and ProviderName properties. Use the ProviderString property when complex connection settings are required. Refer to the OLE DB Provider settings for the particular product and provider for further information about the syntax for the connection string.

This namespace, class, or member is supported only in version 2.0 of the Microsoft .NET Framework.

Any public static (Shared in Microsoft Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.

Development Platforms

For a list of the supported platforms, see Hardware and Software Requirements for Installing SQL Server 2005.

Target Platforms

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