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AdoDotNet.Query is a Power Query M function that executes a query with a specified connection string and ADO.NET provider, returning the result. The function returns the result of running the query with optional parameters for command timeout and SQL-compatible Windows authentication.

Compatible with: Power BI Service Power BI Desktop Excel Microsoft 365


   providerName as text,
   connectionString as any,
   query as text,
   optional options as nullable record,
) as table


Returns the result of running query with the connection string connectionString using the ADO.NET provider providerName. connectionString can be text or a record of property value pairs. Property values can either be text or number. An optional record parameter, options, may be provided to specify additional properties. The record can contain the following fields:

  • CommandTimeout : A duration that controls how long the server-side query is allowed to run before it is canceled. The default value is ten minutes.
  • SqlCompatibleWindowsAuth : A logical (true/false) that determines whether to produce SQL Server-compatible connection string options for Windows authentication. The default value is true.

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