This function is used in Python Scripting.


Enables/disables a given database connection.

Client Permission Restrictions

Permission Type: Datasource Management

Client access to this scripting function is blocked to users that do not meet the role/zone requirements for the above permission type. This function is unaffected when run in the Gateway scope.


system.db.setDatasourceEnabled(name, enabled)

  • Parameters

String name - The name of the database connection in Ignition.

Boolean enabled - Specifies whether the database connection will be set to enabled or disabled state.

  • Returns


  • Scope

Gateway, Vision Client, Perspective Session

Code Examples
Code Snippet - Enabling a Database Connection
# Enable the database named "MySQL"
system.db.setDatasourceEnabled("MySQL", 1)
Code Snippet - Disabling a Database Connection
# Disable the database named "MySQL"
system.db.setDatasourceEnabled("MySQL", 0)

system db setDatasourceEnabled, db.setDatasourceEnabled