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)

Public Overrides ReadOnly Property ServerVersion As String

Property Value

Type: System.String

The version of the connected server.

Exception Condition

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 " Oracle8 Release - 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)
        Console.WriteLine("ServerVersion: " & connection.ServerVersion _
           + ControlChars.NewLine + "State: " & connection.State)
    End Using
End Sub

.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
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