ContextConnection Property

SqlConnectionStringBuilder.ContextConnection Property

Gets or sets a value that indicates whether a client/server or in-process connection to SQL Server should be made.

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

public bool ContextConnection { get; set; }

Property Value

Type: System.Boolean
The value of the ContextConnection property, or False if none has been supplied.

This property corresponds to the "Context Connection" key within the connection string. If the value passed in is null when you try to set the property, the ContextConnection property is reset. If the value has not been set and the developer tries to retrieve the property, the return value is False.


  The DataSource property returns null if the connection string for the SqlConnection is "context connection=true".

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

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