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ConnectionStringSettings.ConnectionString Property

Gets or sets the connection string.

Namespace:  System.Configuration
Assembly:  System.Configuration (in System.Configuration.dll)

[ConfigurationPropertyAttribute("connectionString", Options = ConfigurationPropertyOptions.IsRequired, 
	DefaultValue = "")]
public string ConnectionString { get; set; }

Property Value

Type: System.String
The string value assigned to the ConnectionString property.

The following example shows how to use the ConnectionString property.

Console.WriteLine("  Connection String: \"{0}\"",

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1
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