GetTransactionCount Method (TransactionTypes)
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Database.GetTransactionCount Method (TransactionTypes)


Gets the number of open transactions of a specified type on the database.

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

public int GetTransactionCount(
	TransactionTypes transactionType


Type: Microsoft.SqlServer.Management.Smo.TransactionTypes

A TransactionTypes object value that specifies the transaction type of which to limit the returned count.

Return Value

Type: System.Int32

An Int32 value that specifies the number of open transactions on the database of the specified type.

You can use this method to determine how many transactions of a specific type are open on the database.


'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 open transaction on 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.GetTransactionCount()
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