Describes the current state of the connection to a data source.
This enumeration has a FlagsAttribute attribute that allows a bitwise combination of its member values.
Assembly: System.Data (in System.Data.dll)
|The connection is closed.|
|The connection is open.|
|The connection object is connecting to the data source.|
|The connection object is executing a command. (This value is reserved for future versions of the product.)|
|The connection object is retrieving data. (This value is reserved for future versions of the product.)|
|The connection to the data source is broken. This can occur only after the connection has been opened. A connection in this state may be closed and then re-opened. (This value is reserved for future versions of the product.)|
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.