Monday, April 19, 2010

Get all running Sql Server instances name within network using Asp.Net C# vB.Net

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Basically who did sql server operational job in any organization sometimes requires to get all running sql server instances name. Here in this C# VB.Net article i will give you a simple code snippet how you can achieve this. After running my sample code you will get all running sql server instances in your Local Area Network (LAN)/Network even from your local PC like below:

Sql Server Instances name

To run the below code sample just add a page in your project & add a GridView control. Then under page_load event write the below code sample:

C# complete Code:
using System;
using System.Data;
using System.Data.Sql;

public partial class SQL_Insances : System.Web.UI.Page
    protected void Page_Load(object sender, EventArgs e)
        if (!IsPostBack)
            SqlDataSourceEnumerator SqlEnumerator;
            SqlEnumerator = SqlDataSourceEnumerator.Instance;
            DataTable dTable = SqlEnumerator.GetDataSources();
            GridView1.DataSource = dTable;
VB.Net Code:
Protected Sub Page_Load(ByVal sender As Object, ByVal e As System.EventArgs) Handles Me.Load
        If (IsPostBack=False) Then
            Dim SqlEnumerator As System.Data.Sql.SqlDataSourceEnumerator
            SqlEnumerator = System.Data.Sql.SqlDataSourceEnumerator.Instance
            Dim dTable As System.Data.DataTable
            dTable = SqlEnumerator.GetDataSources()
            GridView1.DataSource = dTable
        End If
    End Sub


Abhijeet Kanjilal said...

Hi Shawpnendu,

This was a nice example for listing the SQL Server instances. The best thing about this code is, it works even there is no LAN in your system, which is not possible using the SQLDMO object.

Abhijeet Kanjilal
Senior Developer
Navsoft, Kolkata

Anonymous said...

Thanks a lot

Anonymous said...

Thanks!! This works very well..

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