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OdbcConnection.ConnectionTimeout Property

Gets or sets the time to wait while trying to establish a connection before terminating the attempt and generating an error.

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

public int ConnectionTimeout { get; set; }

Property Value

Type: System.Int32
The time in seconds to wait for a connection to open. The default value is 15 seconds.

ExceptionCondition
ArgumentException

The value set is less than 0.

Unlike the .NET Framework data providers for SQL Server and OLE DB, the .NET Framework Data Provider for ODBC does not support setting this property as a connection string value, because it is not a valid ODBC connection keyword. To specify a connection time-out, set the ConnectionTimeout property before calling Open. This is equivalent to setting the ODBC SQLSetConnectAttr SQL_ATTR_LOGIN_TIMOUT attribute.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

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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