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How do I tranfer my VB.NET Application files to Windows Web Server 2008 ?

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   I developed a ASP.Net and VB.Net website  and  I want to transfer my files to a dedicated Web server running windows server 2008 . I created a database in the SQL Management Studio in the server and I attached my MDF file and How I do establish a Connection String ? What are the things I have to mention in the web.config file .

      In my local system I just placed my mdf file in the App_Data folder and used it for development How do i establish a connection in web server 2008  ?
   
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In your web.config file you can create your connection string like this...
http://weblogs.asp.net/owscott/archive/2005/08/26/Using-connection-strings-from-web.config-in-ASP.NET-v2.0.aspx

For example...

<connectionStrings>
    <remove name="LocalSqlServer" />
    <add name="LocalSqlServer" connectionString="data source=.\SQLEXPRESS;Integrated Security=SSPI;AttachDBFilename=|DataDirectory|aspnetdb.mdf;User Instance=true" providerName="System.Data.SqlClient"/>
    <add name="MainConnStr" connectionString="data source=.\SQLEXPRESS;Integrated Security=SSPI;AttachDBFilename=|DataDirectory|main.mdf;User Instance=true" providerName="System.Data.SqlClient"/>
</connectionStrings>
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