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IDbCommand.CommandTimeout Property

Gets or sets the wait time before terminating the attempt to execute a command and generating an error.

Namespace:  System.Data
Assembly:  System.Data (in System.Data.dll)
int CommandTimeout { get; set; }

Property Value

Type: System.Int32
The time (in seconds) to wait for the command to execute. The default value is 30 seconds.
ExceptionCondition
ArgumentException

The property value assigned is less than 0.

The following example creates an instance of a derived class, SqlCommand and sets some of its properties.

public void CreateSqlCommand() 
{
   SqlCommand command = new SqlCommand();
   command.CommandTimeout = 15;
   command.CommandType = CommandType.Text;
}

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP Starter Edition, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 98, Windows CE, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Xbox 360, Zune

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

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 2.0, 1.0

XNA Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0, 1.0
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