SqlConnectionStringBuilder::ContextConnection Property


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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)

property bool ContextConnection {
	bool get();
	void set(bool value);

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.


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

.NET Framework
Available since 2.0
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