Specifying network protocol using MySqlConnection

Connection string

This MySQL Connector/Net connection string can be used for connections to MySQL.

Use this one to specify which network protocol to use for the connection.


"socket" is the default value used if the key isn't specified. Value "tcp" is an equivalent for "socket".

Use "pipe" to use a named pipes connection, "unix" for a Unix socket connection and "memory" to use MySQL shared memory.