How to resolve error "Keyword not supported: 'dsn'" when connecting to oracle db

I am trying to connect to an oracle database (9i) through ASP.NET C# (2.0)
My DSN is as follows, DSN=DB_CONNECT;uid=mrtest;pwd=password87;Connect Timeout=120

Whenever i run the program and it gets to the line below,
SqlConnection conn = new SqlConnection(connstr);

i get an error message of "Keyword not supported: 'dsn'"
Can somebody tell me how to resolve this?
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Nirmalan NagenthiranSoftware EngineerCommented:
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dayikuAuthor Commented:
Thanks, that helped me a lot.
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