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How to change database connection in a custom module

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  1. Duneel
    Duneel avatar
    166 posts
    08 Dec 2010
    23 Feb 2011
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    The App.config file of the custom module contains the database connection settings as follows by default.

         <connection id="DatabaseConnection1">


    The above works on a SQL Express instance with Windows Auth. But now I need to change this to install the module on a database on a different server with SQL Authentication. There is a SQL login created with full access to that perticular database instance. Can someone tell me the complete <connections/> block i need to have in the config file of my module to achieve this?


  2. Nicolas
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    156 posts
    19 Jan 2011
    23 Feb 2011
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    Hi Duneel,

    if i correctly understand custom module you have nothing to do for connection settings, in fact the module use by default Sitefinity connection in DataConfig.config.

    In my case, I just edit servername and databasename and it works nevertheless it's a database with authentification.


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