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DbConnection.OpenAsync Method

.NET Framework 4.5

An asynchronous version of Open, which opens a database connection with the settings specified by the ConnectionString. This method invokes the virtual method OpenAsync with CancellationToken.None.

Namespace:  System.Data.Common
Assembly:  System.Data (in System.Data.dll)

public Task OpenAsync()

Return Value

Type: System.Threading.Tasks.Task
A task representing the asynchronous operation.

After calling OpenAsync, State must return Connecting until the returned Task is completed. Then, if the connection was successful, State must return Open. If the connection fails, State must return Closed.

A call to Close will attempt to cancel or close the corresponding OpenAsync call.

For more information about asynchronous programming in the .NET Framework Data Provider for SQL Server, see Asynchronous Programming.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5

Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 7, Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core Role not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core Role supported with SP1 or later; Itanium not supported)

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

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