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V22.1

DashboardExtractDataSource.ConnectionName Property

Specifies the name of the created connection to an Extract Data Source.

Namespace: DevExpress.DashboardCommon

Assembly: DevExpress.Dashboard.v22.1.Core.dll

Declaration

[DefaultValue(null)]
public string ConnectionName { get; set; }

Property Value

Type Default Description
String

null

A connection name.

Remarks

Use the ConnectionName property to identify the data source for which the ConfigureDataConnection event is raised.

The following code snippet shows how to configure a data connection for an Extract Data Source:

using System.Web.Routing;
using DevExpress.DashboardWeb;
using DevExpress.DashboardWeb.Mvc;
using System.Web.Hosting;
using DevExpress.DashboardCommon;

namespace DashboardMVC {
    public static class DashboardConfig {
        public static void RegisterService(RouteCollection routes) {
            routes.MapDashboardRoute("dashboardControl");

            DashboardFileStorage dashboardFileStorage = new DashboardFileStorage("~/App_Data/Dashboards");
            DashboardConfigurator.Default.SetDashboardStorage(dashboardFileStorage);
            DataSourceInMemoryStorage dataSourceStorage = new DataSourceInMemoryStorage();
            // Registers an Extract Data Source.
            DashboardExtractDataSource extractDataSource = new DashboardExtractDataSource("Extract Data Source");
            extractDataSource.ConnectionName = "Extract Data Source ID";
            dataSourceStorage.RegisterDataSource("extractDataSource", extractDataSource.SaveToXml());
            DashboardConfigurator.Default.SetDataSourceStorage(dataSourceStorage);
            DashboardConfigurator.Default.ConfigureDataConnection += Configurator_ConfigureDataConnection;
        }
         private static void Configurator_ConfigureDataConnection(object sender, ConfigureDataConnectionWebEventArgs e) {
               if (e.ConnectionName == "Extract Data Source ID") {
                ExtractDataSourceConnectionParameters extractParams = new ExtractDataSourceConnectionParameters(HostingEnvironment.MapPath(@"~/App_Data/SalesPersonExtract.dat"));
                e.ConnectionParameters = extractParams;
            }
        }
    }
} 

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