DataSourceDefinition Class

Represents a data source definition in the Report Server database.

Inheritance Hierarchy


Namespace:  ReportService2005
Assembly:  ReportService2005 (in ReportService2005.dll)


<SerializableAttribute> _
Public Class DataSourceDefinition _
    Inherits DataSourceDefinitionOrReference
Dim instance As DataSourceDefinition
public class DataSourceDefinition : DataSourceDefinitionOrReference
public ref class DataSourceDefinition : public DataSourceDefinitionOrReference
type DataSourceDefinition =  
        inherit DataSourceDefinitionOrReference
public class DataSourceDefinition extends DataSourceDefinitionOrReference

The DataSourceDefinition type exposes the following members.


  Name Description
Public method DataSourceDefinition Initializes a new instance of the DataSourceDefinition class.



  Name Description
Public property ConnectString Gets or sets the connection string for a data source.
Public property CredentialRetrieval Indicates the way in which the Report Server retrieves data source credentials.
Public property Enabled Indicates whether a data source is enabled.
Public property EnabledSpecified Gets or sets a value that indicates whether the Enabled property is specified.
Public property Extension Gets or sets the name of the data source extension: SQL, OLEDB, ODBC, or a custom extension.
Public property ImpersonateUser Indicates whether the report server attempts to impersonate a user by using stored credentials after a data processing extension has established an authenticated connection to a data source.
Public property ImpersonateUserSpecified Gets or sets a value that indicates whether the ImpersonateUser property is specified.
Public property OriginalConnectStringExpressionBased Indicates whether the original connection string for the data source was expression-based. Read-only.
Public property Password Gets or sets the password that the report server uses to connect to a data source.
Public property Prompt Gets or sets the prompt that the report server displays to the user when prompting for credentials.
Public property UseOriginalConnectString Specifies whether the data source should revert to the original connection string.
Public property UserName Gets or sets the user name that the report server uses to connect to a data source.
Public property WindowsCredentials Indicates whether the Report Server passes user-provided or stored credentials as Windows credentials when connecting to a data source.



  Name Description
Public method Equals (Inherited from Object.)
Protected method Finalize (Inherited from Object.)
Public method GetHashCode (Inherited from Object.)
Public method GetType (Inherited from Object.)
Protected method MemberwiseClone (Inherited from Object.)
Public method ToString (Inherited from Object.)



Use the DataSourceDefinition class with the Item property of the DataSource class.

A DataSourceDefinition object is returned as output by the GetDataSourceContents method and is passed as input to the CreateDataSource and SetDataSourceContents methods.

The DataSourceDefinition class is used for both embedded and shared data sources.

Thread Safety

Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.

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