Values Property

DbConnectionStringBuilder.Values Property


Gets an ICollection that contains the values in the DbConnectionStringBuilder.

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

public virtual ICollection Values { get; }

Property Value

Type: System.Collections.ICollection

An ICollection that contains the values in the DbConnectionStringBuilder.

The order of the values in the ICollection is unspecified, but it is the same order as the associated keys in the ICollection returned by the Keys method.

The returned ICollection is not a static copy; instead, the ICollection refers back to the values in the original DbConnectionStringBuilder. Therefore, changes to the DbConnectionStringBuilder are reflected in the ICollection.


This example includes a password to demonstrate how DbConnectionStringBuilder works with connection strings. In your applications, we recommend that you use Windows Authentication. If you must use a password, do not include a hard-coded password in your application.

static void Main()
    DbConnectionStringBuilder builder = new DbConnectionStringBuilder();
    builder.ConnectionString =
        "Provider=MSDataShape.1;Persist Security Info=false;" +
        "Data Provider=MSDAORA;Data Source=orac;" +
        "user id=username;password=*******";

    foreach (string value in builder.Values)

Displays the following output:


Universal Windows Platform
Available since 10
.NET Framework
Available since 2.0
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