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connection string tricky problem, server is remote and I cannot access the version of it.

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Hi;

My SqlConnection is causing an error "sqlConn.ServerVersion threw an exception of type System.InvalidOperationException".

<add key="MSSQLConnectionString" value="Server=aa.bb.cc.dd\server,1433;Database=Mydb;User ID=Foo;Password=Baz;Trusted_Connection=False"/>

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And the code gives this error is as follows:

 con = new SqlConnection(ConfigurationSettings.AppSettings["MSSQLConnectionString"]);
                con.Open();

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What to do?

Regards.
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In the question..
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<connectionStrings>
    <add name="3Tier_ConnectionString" providerName="System.Data.SqlClient"
         connectionString="Server=TAPAN;Database=Employee;Uid=Sa;Pwd=tapan"></add>
   
  </connectionStrings>


 string conStr = System.Configuration.ConfigurationManager.ConnectionStrings["3Tier_ConnectionString"].ConnectionString;

SqlConnection con = new SqlConnection(conStr);
            con.Open();
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