Specify a Connection String

On this wizard page, specify a connection string. Additionally, this page requires you to specify whether or not to store the connection string in the application's configuration file.

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NOTE

When specifying a custom connection string in the Data Source wizard, the password is obscured with asterisk characters (their number does not correspond to the actual length of the password).

Click Next to proceed to the next wizard page.