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What does the parameter Initial Catalog define inside Connection String?

Posted By :Ghanashyam Nayak     Posted Date :September 23, 2010    Points :10   Category :C# 
The database name to connect to.

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Where do you store connection string?

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What does connection string consist of?

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In general:

Server: Whether local or remote.

Uid: User Id (sa-in sql server)

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How you will write a Connection String in web.Config fiel?

Ans) Then write below lines of code:

add name="sqlconnectionstring" connectionString="Data Source=INTHIYAAZ;Initial Catalog=DB;User ID=sa;Password=sa" />

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1. BeginExecute=true
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Is it possible to update a connection string stored in the Web.config file programatically? If Yes, then how?


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