Gets the Management Server's SQL connection string from the registry.
The Get-VmsConnectionString cmdlet gets the connection string value from either HKLM:\SOFTWARE\VideoOS\Server\Common, or on versions 2022 R3 and later, HKLM:\SOFTWARE\VideoOS\Server\ConnectionString.
IMPORTANT: It is not recommended, or supported, to manipulate data in the SQL database(s) used by Milestone XProtect products. The database schema is not documented, and may change without warning between product versions.
However, it is occasionally useful to read or modify database contents. If you choose to do so, it is at your own risk. Please be sure to create a configuration backup from Management Client, or a SQL database backup, before making any changes.
- Does not require a VMS connection
Gets the current ManagementServer connection string value from the registry.
Gets the current LogServer connection string value from the registry, but only on VMS versions 2022 R3 and later.
Specifies the name of the connection string value to retrieve from the registry. On VMS versions 2022 R3 and later, these may include EventServer, IDP, IncidentManager, LogServer, ManagementServer, ReportServer, and ServerService.
This cmdlet supports the common parameters: -Debug, -ErrorAction, -ErrorVariable, -InformationAction, -InformationVariable, -OutVariable, -OutBuffer, -PipelineVariable, -Verbose, -WarningAction, and -WarningVariable. For more information, see about_CommonParameters.