ConnectionString Element (XMLA)

Contains a connection string used by the parent Location or Source element.

Syntax


<Location> <!-- or Source -->  
   ...  
   <ConnectionString>...</ConnectionString>  
   ...  
</Location>  

Element Characteristics

Characteristic Description
Data type and length String
Default value None
Cardinality See the table below.
Ancestor or Parent Cardinality
Location 1-1: Required element that occurs once and only once.
Source 0-1: Optional element that can occur once and only once.

Element Relationships

Relationship Element
Parent elements Location, Source
Child elements None

Remarks

For Location elements, the ConnectionString element contains the connection string used by the Restore or Synchronize command to either update a local data source or connect to a remote instance.

For Source elements, the ConnectionString element contains the connection string used by the Synchronize command to connect to the source instance.

For more information about backing up and restoring objects, see Backing Up, Restoring, and Synchronizing Databases (XMLA).

See Also

Restore Element (XMLA)
Synchronize Element (XMLA)
Properties (XMLA)