TCustomDAConnection.ConnectString Property

Used to specify the connection information, such as: UserName, Password, Server, etc.




property ConnectString: string stored False;


IBDAC recognizes an ODBC-like syntax in provider string property values. Within the string, elements are delimited by using a semicolon. Each element consists of a keyword, an equal sign character, and the value passed on initialization. For example:

Server=London1;User ID=nancyd

Connection parameters

The following connection parameters can be used to customize connection:
Parameter Name Description
LoginPrompt Specifies whether a login dialog appears immediately before opening a new connection.
Pooling Enables or disables using connection pool.
ConnectionLifeTime Used to specify the maximum time during which an opened connection can be used by connection pool.
MaxPoolSize Used to specify the maximum number of connections that can be opened in connection pool.
MinPoolSize Used to specify the minimum number of connections that can be opened in connection pool.
Validate Connection Used for a connection to be validated when it is returned from the pool.
Server Serves to supply the server name for login.
Username Used to supply a user name for login.
Password Used to supply a user name for login.
ClientLibrary Used to set or get the client library location.
Database Used to set the name of the database to associate with TIBCConnection component.
Charset Used to set the character set that IBDAC uses to read and write character data.
Protocol Used to specify the Network protocol of connection with InterBase server.
Role Used to specify the InterBase connection role.
UseUnicode Used to enable or disable Unicode support.
Port Used to specify the port number for the connection.

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