Closes the connection to the data source.
Assembly: System.Data (in System.Data.dll)
The method rolls back any pending transactions. It then releases the connection to the connection pool, or closes the connection if connection pooling is disabled. If is called while handling a StateChange event, no additional StateChange events are fired.
An application can call more than one time. No exception is generated.
Do not call or Dispose on an OleDbConnection, an OleDbDataReader, or any other managed object in the Finalize method of your class. In a finalizer, you should only release unmanaged resources that your class owns directly. If your class does not own any unmanaged resources, do not include a Finalize method in your class definition. For more information, see Garbage Collection.
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.