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Connection Strings Page

Applies To: Windows Server 2008 R2

Use the Connection Strings feature page to manage a list of connection strings generally used by managed code applications.

Sort the list by clicking one of the feature page column headings or select a value from the Group by drop-down list to group similar items.

UI Element List

The following tables describe the UI elements that are available on the feature page and in the Actions pane.

Feature Page Elements


Element Name Description


Displays the name of the connection string.

Connection String

Displays the connection string details.

Entry Type

Displays whether the item is local or inherited. Local items are read from the current configuration file, and inherited items are read from a parent configuration file.

Actions Pane Elements


Element Name Description


Opens the Add Connection String dialog box from which you can configure a SQL or custom connection string.


Opens the Edit Connection String dialog box from which you can edit the selected connection string.


Removes the item that is selected from the list on the feature page.

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