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VB.net Connecting to Google cloud SQL


I am trying to connect to a Google Cloud SQL database using the following connection strings and am getting the following errors:

Server=;Database=testdb;User Id=root;Password=xxxx;
"Could not open connection" or similar.

Server=\sace-sql:energy;Database=testdb;User Id=root;Password=xxxx;
"Connection string not valid".  I think this is a step closer to working.

Server=\sace-sql;Database=testdb;User Id=root;Password=xxxx;
Visual Basic.NETMicrosoft SQL Server

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Murray Brown

8/22/2022 - Mon
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Murray Brown

Thanks very much
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