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IDbCommand.CommandTimeout Property

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

Namespace:  System.Data
Assembly:  System.Data (in System.Data.dll)

int CommandTimeout { get; set; }

Property Value

Type: System.Int32
The time (in seconds) to wait for the command to execute. The default value is 30 seconds.

ExceptionCondition
ArgumentException

The property value assigned is less than 0.

The following example creates an instance of a derived class, SqlCommand and sets some of its properties.


public void CreateSqlCommand() 
{
   SqlCommand command = new SqlCommand();
   command.CommandTimeout = 15;
   command.CommandType = CommandType.Text;
}


.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

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