I ended up figuring this out. My connection string format I don’t t think was correct. I changed it to be:
ConnectionString = "DataSource=XXX.XX.XXX.XXX/abcd;User ID=userid;Password=password;";
Basically, I just took off the port number. In my case, the default port was what I needed anyway. Not sure what I would have done had I needed to specify the port number.
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