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)

'Declaration
Public Overrides ReadOnly Property ServerVersion As String
'Usage
Dim instance As OracleConnection
Dim value As String

value = instance.ServerVersion

/** @property */
public String get_ServerVersion ()

public override function get ServerVersion () : String

Property Value

The version of the connected server.

Exception typeCondition

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

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, 1.1

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