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ConnectionManager.ReleaseConnection Method

Frees the connection established during AcquireConnection. Called at design time and runtime.

Namespace: Microsoft.SqlServer.Dts.Runtime
Assembly: Microsoft.SqlServer.ManagedDTS (in microsoft.sqlserver.manageddts.dll)

public void ReleaseConnection (
	Object connection
public void ReleaseConnection (
	Object connection
public function ReleaseConnection (
	connection : Object



The connection to release.

This method is called repeatedly by the runtime during component design and at the end of component execution. Components then release any connections that were opened and maintained in AcquireConnection. This method is called only when OfflineMode is false.

The following code sample shows how to call the ReleaseConnection method to free the resources associated with the connection manager.


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

Development Platforms

For a list of the supported platforms, see Hardware and Software Requirements for Installing SQL Server 2005.

Target Platforms