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ConnectionString Property

DbConnection.ConnectionString Property

Gets or sets the string used to open the connection.

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

'Declaration
<SettingsBindableAttribute(True)> _
Public MustOverride Property ConnectionString As String

Property Value

Type: System.String
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.

Implements

IDbConnection.ConnectionString

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.

.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

XNA Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0, 1.0
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