The MSSQL connector enables LoopBack applications to connect to Microsoft SQL Server data sources.
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loopback-connector-mssql is the Microsoft SQL Server connector module for loopback-datasource-juggler.

For complete documentation, see [Documentation SQL Server Connector](


npm install loopback-connector-mssql --save

Basic use

To use it you need loopback-datasource-juggler.

  1. Setup dependencies in package.json:

       "dependencies": {
         "loopback-datasource-juggler": "latest",
         "loopback-connector-mssql": "latest"
  2. Use:

         var DataSource = require('loopback-datasource-juggler').DataSource;
         var dataSource = new DataSource('mssql', {
             host: '',
             port: 1433,
             database: 'mydb',
             username: 'myuser',
             password: 'mypass',
             // You need this if using Microsoft Azure SQL database
             // options: { encrypt: true }

Running tests

The tests in this repository are mainly integration tests, meaning you will need to run them using our preconfigured test server.

  1. Ask a core developer for instructions on how to set up test server credentials on your machine
  2. npm test
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