ConnectionStringsExpressionBuilder.GetConnectionString Method (String)


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Returns a connection string from the <connectionStrings> section of the Web.config file.

Namespace:   System.Web.Compilation
Assembly:  System.Web (in System.Web.dll)

public static string GetConnectionString(
	string connectionStringName


Type: System.String

The name of the connection string.

Return Value

Type: System.String

The connection string as a String for this connection string name.

Exception Condition

The connection string name could not be found in the Web.config file.

The ConnectionStrings property returns a collection of connection string values. The GetConnectionString method returns the value from this collection that is associated with the connection string name.

.NET Framework
Available since 2.0
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