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DbConnection.DataSource Property

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

Gets the name of the database server to which to connect.

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

Public MustOverride ReadOnly Property DataSource As String
Dim instance As DbConnection
Dim value As String

value = instance.DataSource

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

public abstract function get DataSource () : String

Property Value

The name of the database server to which to connect. The default value is an empty string.

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