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ActiveConnections Property
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Database.ActiveConnections Property

Gets the number of active connections to the database.

Namespace:  Microsoft.SqlServer.Management.Smo
Assembly:  Microsoft.SqlServer.Smo (in Microsoft.SqlServer.Smo.dll)

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Public ReadOnly Property ActiveConnections As Integer 
Dim instance As Database 
Dim value As Integer 

value = instance.ActiveConnections

Property Value

Type: Int32
An Int32 value that specifies the number of active connections to the database.

The ActiveConnections property returns the active connections for the referenced database. Use the GetActiveDBConnectionCount method to return the total database connections on the instance of SQL Server.


'Connect to the local, default instance of SQL Server.
Dim srv As Server
srv = New Server()

'Reference the AdventureWorks2012 database.
Dim db As Database
db = srv.Databases("AdventureWorks2012")

'Display the number of active connections to the database.


$srv = new-Object Microsoft.SqlServer.Management.Smo.Server("(local)")
$db = New-Object Microsoft.SqlServer.Management.Smo.Database
$db = $srv.Databases.Item("AdventureWorks2012")
Write-Host $db.ActiveConnections

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