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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.

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP Starter Edition, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 98

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

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

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