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SQL Anywhere 11.0.0 » SQL Anywhere Server - Programming » SQL Anywhere Data Access APIs » SQL Anywhere .NET 2.0 API Reference » iAnywhere.Data.SQLAnywhere namespace (.NET 2.0) » SAConnection class » SAConnection constructors


SAConnection(String) constructor

Initializes an SAConnection object. The connection must then be opened before you can perform any operations against the database.

Visual Basic

Public Sub New( _
   ByVal connectionString As String _

public  SAConnection(
   string  connectionString
  • connectionString¬†¬† A SQL Anywhere connection string. A connection string is a semicolon-separated list of keyword=value pairs.

    For a list of connection parameters, see Connection parameters.


The following statement initializes an SAConnection object for a connection to a database named policies running on a SQL Anywhere database server named hr. The connection uses the user ID admin and the password money.

SAConnection conn = new SAConnection(
"UID=admin;PWD=money;ENG=hr;DBN=policies" );
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