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DbDataSourceEnumerator.GetDataSources Method

Retrieves a DataTable containing information about all visible instances of the server represented by the strongly typed instance of this class.

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

public abstract DataTable GetDataSources()

Return Value

Type: System.Data.DataTable
Returns a DataTable containing information about the visible instances of the associated data source.

The table returned by this method contains the following columns, all of which contain strings. Individual providers may add additional columns.

Column ordinal

Column

Description

0

ServerName

Name of the server.

1

InstanceName

Name of the server instance. Depending on the provider, multiple instances can exist on a single server.

2

IsClustered

Indicates whether the server is part of a cluster.

3

Version

Version of the server. Exact format varies by provider.

4

FactoryName

Name of the corresponding provider factory.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

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

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