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OracleException Class

The exception that is generated when a warning or error is returned by an Oracle database or the .NET Framework Data Provider for Oracle. This class cannot be inherited.

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

'Declaration
<SerializableAttribute> _
Public NotInheritable Class OracleException _
	Inherits DbException

The OracleException type exposes the following members.

  NameDescription
Public propertyCodeGets the code portion of the error as an integer.
Public propertyDataGets a collection of key/value pairs that provide additional user-defined information about the exception. (Inherited from Exception.)
Public propertyErrorCodeGets the HRESULT of the error. (Inherited from ExternalException.)
Public propertyHelpLinkGets or sets a link to the help file associated with this exception. (Inherited from Exception.)
Public propertyHResultGets or sets HRESULT, a coded numerical value that is assigned to a specific exception. (Inherited from Exception.)
Public propertyInnerExceptionGets the Exception instance that caused the current exception. (Inherited from Exception.)
Public propertyMessageGets a message that describes the current exception. (Inherited from Exception.)
Public propertySourceGets or sets the name of the application or the object that causes the error. (Inherited from Exception.)
Public propertyStackTraceGets a string representation of the immediate frames on the call stack. (Inherited from Exception.)
Public propertyTargetSiteGets the method that throws the current exception. (Inherited from Exception.)
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  NameDescription
Public methodEquals(Object)Determines whether the specified object is equal to the current object. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodGetBaseExceptionWhen overridden in a derived class, returns the Exception that is the root cause of one or more subsequent exceptions. (Inherited from Exception.)
Public methodGetHashCodeServes as the default hash function. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodGetObjectDataSets the SerializationInfo with information about the exception. (Overrides Exception.GetObjectData(SerializationInfo, StreamingContext).)
Public methodGetTypeGets the runtime type of the current instance. (Inherited from Exception.)
Public methodToStringReturns a string that contains the HRESULT of the error. (Inherited from ExternalException.)
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This class is created whenever the OracleDataAdapter encounters a situation that it cannot handle.

If the severity of the error is too great, the server may close the OracleConnection. However, the user can reopen the connection and continue.

The following example generates an OracleException due to a missing database, and then displays the exception.

Public Sub ShowOracleException() 

   Dim myConnection As OracleConnection = _
      New OracleConnection("Data Source=Oracle8i;Integrated Security=yes")

   Try 

      myConnection.Open()

   Catch e As OracleException

     Dim errorMessage As String = "Code: " & e.Code & vbCrLf & _
                                  "Message: " & e.Message

     Dim log As System.Diagnostics.EventLog = New System.Diagnostics.EventLog()
     log.Source = "My Application"
     log.WriteEntry(errorMessage)
     Console.WriteLine("An exception occurred. Please contact your system administrator.")

   End Try 
End Sub

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1

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.

Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.
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