DatabaseName Property


Returns the name of the database associated with the specified object. Not available at design time and read-only at run time.


database_name = oraconnection.DatabaseName
database_name = oradatabase.DatabaseName

Data Type



  • oraconnection.DatabaseName

    Returns the name of the database, as specified in the OpenDatabase method.

  • oradatabase.DatabaseName

    Returns the database name associated with the connection. It is the same as the referencing oradatabase.Connection.DatabaseName.


This example demonstrates the use of the Connect and DatabaseName properties to display the user name and database to which you have connected. Copy and paste this code into the definition section of a form. Then, press F5.

Sub Form_Load ()
 'Declare variables 
 Dim OraSession As OraSession 
 Dim OraDatabase As OraDatabase 
 Dim OraDynaset As OraDynaset 
 'Create the OraSession Object.
 Set OraSession = CreateObject("OracleInProcServer.XOraSession")
 'Create the OraDatabase Object by opening a connection to Oracle.
 Set OraDatabase = OraSession.OpenDatabase("ExampleDb", "scott/tiger", 0&)
 'Display the username and database to which you have connected.
 MsgBox "Connected to " & OraDatabase.Connect & "@" & OraDatabase.DatabaseName
End Sub