ServerVersion Property

SqlConnection.ServerVersion Property

 

Gets a string that contains the version of the instance of SQL Server to which the client is connected.

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

[BrowsableAttribute(false)]
public override string ServerVersion { get; }

Property Value

Type: System.String

The version of the instance of SQL Server.

Exception Condition
InvalidOperationException

The connection is closed.

ServerVersion was called while the returned Task was not completed and the connection was not opened after a call to OpenAsync.

The version is of the form ##.##.####, where the first two digits are the major version, the next two digits are the minor version, and the last four digits are the release version. The string is of the form major.minor.build, where major and minor are exactly two digits and build is exactly four digits.

ServerVersion was called while the returned Task was not completed and the connection was not opened after a call to OpenAsync.

The following example creates a SqlConnection and displays the ServerVersion property.

private static void CreateSqlConnection(string connectionString)
{
    using (SqlConnection connection = new SqlConnection(connectionString))
    {
        connection.Open();
        Console.WriteLine("ServerVersion: {0}", connection.ServerVersion);
        Console.WriteLine("State: {0}", connection.State );
    }
}

Universal Windows Platform
Available since 10
.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
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