DbConnection.ConnectionString Property

Note: This property is new in the .NET Framework version 2.0.

Gets or sets the string used to open the connection.

Namespace: System.Data.Common
Assembly: System.Data (in system.data.dll)

public:
virtual property String^ ConnectionString {
	String^ get () abstract;
	void set (String^ value) abstract;

/** @property */
public abstract String get_ConnectionString ()

/** @property */
public abstract void set_ConnectionString (String value)

public abstract function get ConnectionString () : String

public abstract function set ConnectionString (value : String)

Property Value

The connection string used to establish the initial connection. The exact contents of the connection string depend on the specific data source for this connection. The default value is an empty string.

The exact contents of the connection string depend on the specific data source for this connection. To determine which settings are valid, see the documentation for the specific type of connection that you are using.

Windows 98, Windows 2000 SP4, Windows CE, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 2.0

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 2.0

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