OracleConnection.ServerVersion Property

 

Gets a string containing the version of the server to which the client is connected.

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

<BrowsableAttribute(False)>
Public Overrides ReadOnly Property ServerVersion As String

Property Value

Type: System.String

The version of the connected server.

Exception Condition
InvalidOperationException

The connection is closed.

The ServerVersion property is in Oracle version format. For example, the format for an Oracle8 release is a string in the form "8.1.7.0.0 Oracle8 Release 8.1.7.0.0 - Production."

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 + "State: " & connection.State)
    End Using
End Sub

.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
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