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How to get the connection information from machine.config file ?

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i am developing windows applicaiton using visul studio 2005 c#. The project not having app.config file.
Connection string information is avilable in machine.config file. How do i read the connection string from machine.config file ?
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Nice question, i found exact artical for your req.
please  check in url:  http://www.codeproject.com/Articles/127892/Shared-Application-Settings-in-machine-config
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<connectionStrings>
                <add name="LocalSqlServer" connectionString="data source=.\SQLEXPRESS;Integrated Security=SSPI;AttachDBFilename=|DataDirectory|aspnetdb.mdf;User Instance=true" providerName="System.Data.SqlClient"/>
        </connectionStrings>

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 Configuration machineConfig = ConfigurationManager.OpenMachineConfiguration();
            foreach (ConnectionStringSettings connectionstring in machineConfig.ConnectionStrings.ConnectionStrings)
            {
                // u can have multiple connection strings
            }

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