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SqlCommand.CommandTimeout Property

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

Namespace: System.Data.SqlClient
Assembly: System.Data (in system.data.dll)

'Declaration
Public Overrides Property CommandTimeout As Integer
'Usage
Dim instance As SqlCommand
Dim value As Integer

value = instance.CommandTimeout

instance.CommandTimeout = value
/** @property */
public int get_CommandTimeout ()

/** @property */
public void set_CommandTimeout (int value)

public override function get CommandTimeout () : int

public override function set CommandTimeout (value : int)

Property Value

The time in seconds to wait for the command to execute. The default is 30 seconds.

A value of 0 indications no limit, and should be avoided in a CommandTimeout because an attempt to execute a command will wait indefinitely.

CommandTimeout has no effect when the command is executed against a context connection (a SqlConnection opened with "context connection=true" in the connection string).

NoteNote

This property is the cumulative time-out for all network reads during command execution or processing of the results. A time-out can still occur after the first row is returned, and does not include user processing time, only network read time.

Windows 98, Windows 2000 SP4, Windows CE, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

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

.NET Framework

Supported in: 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 2.0, 1.0

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