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VB.NET sample code to connect a Progress Database

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TitleVB.NET sample code to connect a Progress Database
URL NameP160513
Article Number000130616
EnvironmentProduct: Progress
Version: 9.1x
Product: OpenEdge
Version: 10.1x, 11.x
OS: Windows
Question/Problem Description
VB.NET sample code to connect a Progress Database

SQL: Sample VB.NET code to establish a DSN-Less ( DSNless ) ODBC connection to an OpenEdge database.

How to connect a VB .NET client to an OpenEdge database without defining a DSN?

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The following VB .NET code sample demonstrates how to establish a DSN less ( DSN-Less ) connection to an OpenEdge database:
Imports System
Imports System.Data
Imports System.Data.Odbc

Module Module1

    Sub Main()
        Dim myConnectionString As String = "DRIVER={Progress OpenEdge 11.7 Driver};HOST=localhost;PORT=9999;DB=sports2000;UID=pub;PWD=pub;DIL=0"
        Dim mySelectQuery As String = "SELECT Custnum, Name, City FROM PUB.Customer WHERE CustNum < 3"
        Dim myConnection As New OdbcConnection(myConnectionString)
        Dim myCommand As New OdbcCommand(mySelectQuery, myConnection)



        Dim myReader As OdbcDataReader = myCommand.ExecuteReader()
            While myReader.Read()
                Console.WriteLine(myReader.GetString(0) + "  " + myReader.GetString(1) + "  " + myReader.GetString(2))
            End While
            myReader = Nothing
            myCommand = Nothing
            myConnection = Nothing
        End Try

    End Sub

End Module
Last Modified Date11/20/2020 7:08 AM
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