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

value = instance.ServerVersion

Property Value

Type: System.String
The version of the connected server.

ExceptionCondition
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 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, 1.1
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