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OracleConnection.DataSource Property

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

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

'Declaration
<BrowsableAttribute(False)> _
Public Overrides ReadOnly Property DataSource As String
'Usage
Dim instance As OracleConnection 
Dim value As String 

value = instance.DataSource

Property Value

Type: System.String
The name of the Oracle server to which to connect. The default value is an empty string ("").

The following example creates an OracleConnection and displays some of its read-only properties.

Public Sub CreateOracleConnection()
    Dim connectionString As String = _
       "Data Source=Oracle8i;Integrated Security=yes" 

    Using connection As New OracleConnection(connectionString)
        connection.Open()
        Console.WriteLine("ServerVersion: " + connection.ServerVersion _
           + ControlChars.NewLine + "DataSource: " + connection.DataSource)
    End Using 
End Sub

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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, 1.1
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