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How to: Modify Database Connections

You can change the properties of your connection, such as login options and data source, in the Modify Connection dialog box.


The dialog boxes and menu commands you see might differ from those described in Help depending on your active settings or edition. To change your settings, choose Import and Export Settings on the Tools menu. For more information, see Visual Studio Settings.

To modify database connections

  1. In Server Explorer, right-click a data connection and choose Modify Connection on the shortcut menu.

  2. In the Modify Connection dialog box change options for logging in or connecting to a data source or click the Advanced button for datasource-specific options.

  3. Click OK to update the connection properties.