MySqlConnectionNamed pipes alternative

Server=myServerAddress;Port=-1;Database=myDataBase;Uid=myUsername;Pwd=myPassword;

It is the port value of -1 that tells the driver to use named pipes network protocol. This is available on Windows only. The value is ignored if Unix socket is used.

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This connection string (Named pipes alternative using MySqlConnection) can be used for connections to MySQL.

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