Data Link File

This OLE DB Provider is provided by Microsoft.

Include "File Name=c:\myDataLinkFile.udl" in the connection string to use this provider.


This is not a provider. All connection parameters, including what provider to use, is stored in the UDL file.


There is no 'Data Link File' installation package to download. (if you know about an installation package URL you can contribute to the community by submitting the info to us through this message form)

Connection Strings

The Data Link File provider can be used to connect to the following data sources by using the following connection string references: