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DbException Class

The base class for all exceptions thrown on behalf of the data source.

Namespace: System.Data.Common
Assembly: System.Data (in

<SerializableAttribute> _
Public MustInherit Class DbException
	Inherits ExternalException
Dim instance As DbException

/** @attribute SerializableAttribute() */ 
public abstract class DbException extends ExternalException
public abstract class DbException extends ExternalException
Not applicable.

The DbException class is an abstract class used as the base class for provider-specific exception class implementations.

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

Windows 98, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0

XNA Framework

Supported in: 1.0