DbDataSourceEnumerator.GetDataSources Method

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

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 ()
public abstract DataTable GetDataSources ()
public abstract function GetDataSources () : DataTable

Return Value

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.

Windows 98, Windows 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, 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
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