A database connection is the means by which a database server and its client software communicate with each other.

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Looking up a value in SQL to set a value on the InfoPath Form

Looking up a value in SQL to set a value on the InfoPath Form. I have a data connection setup in my form. If I use this connection alone, in a control by itself, it pulls in data from my SQL server. ...
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One of the Application server can not connect to DB server

We have a SharePoint 2013 Farm with 4 Application serves, 4 Web Front End Servers and 5 DB servers. Everything was running fine. Few days back we identified that the App-server on which Search was ...
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Creating a list-backed SQL Server database without using External Content Types

I'm trying to develop a list backed by a SQL Server database running on AWS in Sharepoint 2010 (also running on AWS), but I'm running into issues regarding authentication to the database. The only ...
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Data Source in a connection-string for connecting to SQL Server in Always On Availability configuration

I am writing a custom web-part in SP 2013 environment. We have 3 SQL 2012 servers in Always On Availability group. Where one is Primary and other two are secondary. They are configured for failover ...
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How to use data you've just filled before submitting it in an infopath form?

I have an infopath form binded with a list. In this infopath form there are several fields to fill. When the user press the submit button, I want the view to change if the values of the fields the ...
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Access keeps losing connection to Sharepoint list

I'm setting up an Access 2010 database to have a table that is linked to a Sharepoint list, and I'm experiencing connectivity problems. Whenever I edit a record in the linked table, and then press ...
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How do I change SQL connection from one server to another on an an External list

I have an external list that points to SQL Server A. Server A is being de-commission and the database is moving to SQL Server B. I need to change my connection for my lists. I created a new ...
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Added a connection string in web.config file, but still there is a problem in connecting to it

I have added the connection string in web.config file, still I can't see the data. i.e. there is no connection to DB, is there another web.config file overriding this?
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Connect to MySQL using Sharepoint designer 2013 error

I've installed ODBC MySQL driver 3.51, added a data source called dsAvize -that works (it shows me the tables inside the database), and then I try to connect to mysql using Sharepoint Designer 2013. ...
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Sharepoint with external database

We have a Sharepoint application which uses external database besides content database.we have stored connection string in a list to connect to that external database. everything works fine in a ...