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Test a SQL String Connection.

Posted on 2011-09-09
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I have a SQL Server2005 studio express  mangement Express and i have this line code in my visual studio.

how i'm able to test it in my SQL if the connection work to my database.  Please details step by step how i can test my db connection ?

here is my vstudio code  

string myConnectionString = "server=SCCAPP1;database=abc_WEB;User ID=abc;password=abcd";
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Question by:LelloLello
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string myConnectionString = "server=SCCAPP1;database=abc_WEB;User ID=abc;password=abcd";
SqlConnection myConnection = new SqlConnection(myConnectionString)
try
{
  myConnection.Open();
  // connection successful
}
catch
{
  // connection failed
}
finally
{
  if (myConnection.State == ConnectionState.Open)
  {
    myConnection.Close();
  }
}
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by:käµfm³d 👽
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Create a throw-away project and do something like the following:

C#
try
{
    System.Data.SqlClient.SqlConnection con = new System.Data.SqlClient.SqlConnection(myConnectionString);

    con.Open();
    con.Close();
    con.Dispose();
}
catch (Exception ex)
{
    Console.WriteLine(ex.ToString());
    // or if you're using a forms app
    MessageBox.Show(ex.ToString());
}

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If you see the message, then the connection failed. You should get an indication as to why from the message printed.
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by:LelloLello
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Well i'd like to test it in my microsoft SQL Studio ? could you please advice.
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If you are referring to SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS), then you can simply enter the appropriate details on the "Connect to Server" window (File->Connect Object Explorer).

Screenshot
Once you connect, if you cannot see the "Object Explorer," you can open by going to View->Object Explorer or by pressing the F8 key.
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by:LelloLello
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okay i'm there but i wasn't able to find that DB ? where i should look for a database=abc_WEB
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by:LelloLello
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i've logged in.
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