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WebService Connectionstring Error

am create a webservice(.asmx) used to insert string data to a sql server 2008 database...
am publish webservice and host in to local IIS Server..its perfectly working. but am hosted on internet server(windows sever), getting an error with connectionsring Connection string property could not be initialised...this is the connectionstring
    <add name="DatabaseConnectionString1" connectionstring="Data Source=*****;AttachDbFilename=databasename;Integrated Security=False;User Id=username; Password=password;" providername="System.Data.SqlClient" />

whats the actual error...
Posted 1-Apr-13 4:33am
Updated 1-Apr-13 5:24am
ThePhantomUpvoter 1-Apr-13 10:36am
Well obviously because your connection string is blank. That error is most likely not a problem with the connection string but your application cant find it. But that is just a guess since you did not post the code like you were asked to.
Sandeep Mewara 1-Apr-13 11:24am
Data Source=*****
This has valid value, right?
Thomas Morris 1-Apr-13 11:27am
Are you connecting to SQL server or a database file?

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Solution 1

Seems like attachdbfilename issue if you are not using Sql Express.
SQL conn should go like this:

"Data Source=DatabaseServer;Initial Catalog=Northwind;User ID=YourUserID;Password=YourPassword"

Please try in this direction

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