Get Sql instances in .Net

zequion 171 Reputation points
2024-05-23T09:46:11.3966667+00:00

How can I retrieve a DataTable from Sql Server instances in .Net? In the .Net Framework it was done this way:

    SqlDataSourceEnumerator instance = SqlDataSourceEnumerator.Instance;  
    DataTable table = instance.GetDataSources();  
    string ServerName = Environment.MachineName;  
    foreach (DataRow row in table.Rows){  Console.WriteLine (ServerName + "\\" + row["InstanceName"].ToString());  }  

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  1. Hui Liu-MSFT 46,961 Reputation points Microsoft Vendor
    2024-05-23T13:51:35.6066667+00:00

    Hi,@zequion.Welcome to Microsoft Q&A.

    In .NET, you could use the SqlDataSourceEnumerator class by adding the the Microsoft.Data.Sql package.

    You can right click on your project to select Manage NuGet Packages... and search Microsoft.Data.Sql on Browse page to install the Microsoft.Data.Sql package in Visual Studio.


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