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sqlconnect (odbc32)
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C# Signature:

static extern short SQLConnect (int connectionHandle, string serverName,
   short nameLength1, string userName, short nameLength2,
   string authentication, short nameLength3);

VB Signature:

<Runtime.InteropServices.DllImport("odbc32.dll", CharSet:=Runtime.InteropServices.CharSet.Unicode)> _
    Private Function SQLConnect(ByVal hDBc As IntPtr, ByVal servername As String, ByVal serverlen As Short, _
    ByVal username As String, ByVal userlen As Short, ByVal pwd As String, ByVal pwdlen As Short) As Short
    End Function



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Sample Code:

int RetCode;
int hdbc = 0;
int hEnv = 0;
if ( SQLAllocEnv(ref hEnv) != SQL_ERROR)
     RetCode = SQLAllocConnect(hEnv,ref hdbc);
     RetCode = SQLConnect(hdbc, "Northwind",-3,null,-3,null,-3);

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SQLConnect on MSDN

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