VS2005 .Net2.0 - Can It Connect to a SQL2012 Database?

I currently have several web sites that are all built using VS2005 (.net 2.0) connecting to SQL2005 databases...I was wondering if I updated the SQL Servers to 2012 would the web sites still be able to connect and work as normal?

Thanks,
Mark
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Éric MoreauSenior .Net ConsultantCommented:
Nothing we require a change (except maybe your connection string to change the server name).
smithmrkAuthor Commented:
Just to clarify...just changing the connection string in the Web Config File is all I need to do?

Mark
Éric MoreauSenior .Net ConsultantCommented:
If it is a web site, you surely have only CRUD statements (Select, Insert, Update, Delete) right?

What was valid for SQL 2005 is still working in SQL 2012.
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smithmrkAuthor Commented:
Normally I just called Stored Procedures for the data...so as long those move over I think based on what your telling me I'm good to go!

Thanks,
Mark
Éric MoreauSenior .Net ConsultantCommented:
You will surely installed SQL Server 2012 on a new server? Take a backup from the old server, restore it on the new one, recreate users (if you are using any), ensure your permissions are correctly sets, change your web.config and you are done.

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smithmrkAuthor Commented:
Yes, that is the plan!

Mark
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