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IDbConnection.Database Property

Gets the name of the current database or the database to be used after a connection is opened.

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

string Database { get; }

Property Value

Type: System.String
The name of the current database or the name of the database to be used once a connection is open. The default value is an empty string.

The Database property can be dynamically updated by using the ChangeDatabase method or by passing an SQL statement using one of the Execute methods. (Initially the database is set by means of the connection string.) If you change the current database using an SQL statement or the ChangeDatabase method, an informational message is sent and then the property is updated.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 7, Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core Role not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core Role supported with SP1 or later; Itanium not supported)

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

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