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This article provides you with a couple of ASP.NET to SQL Server connectionstring examples for ODBC and OLE DB. And as a bonus for ASP to SQL Server, MySQL, and SSL encrypted connections too.
Whenever you need to test your ASP.NET connection to your MySQL database, using ODBC, you can use the following C# test script. Currently it uses MySQL ODBC 8.0 Unicode Driver, but you can easily change the version used. As a bonus it prints some connection information and it requires an SSL connection to your MySQL database (SslMode=REQUIRED).
Connect securely to your MySQL database using PHP Data Objects (PDO) and SSL/TLS; Here is how to connect to MySQL with PHP PDO using an SSL encrypted connection.