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OdbcConnection Members

OdbcConnection overview

Public Constructors

public constructorOdbcConnection Constructor Overloaded. Initializes a new instance of the OdbcConnection class.

Public Properties

public propertyConnectionString Gets or sets the string used to open a data source.
public propertyConnectionTimeout Gets or sets the time to wait while trying to establish a connection before terminating the attempt and generating an error.
public propertyContainer (inherited from Component) Gets the IContainer that contains the Component.
public propertyDatabase Gets the name of the current database or the database to be used after a connection is opened.
public propertyDataSource Gets the server name or file name of the data source.
public propertyDriver Gets the name of the ODBC driver specified for the current connection.
public propertyServerVersion Gets a string containing the version of the server to which the client is connected.
public propertySite (inherited from Component) Gets or sets the ISite of the Component.
public propertyState Gets the current state of the connection.

Public Methods

public methodBeginTransaction Overloaded. Begins a transaction at the data source.
public methodChangeDatabase Changes the current database associated with an open OdbcConnection.
public methodClose Closes the connection to the data source. This is the preferred method of closing any open connection.
public methodCreateCommand Creates and returns an OdbcCommand object associated with the OdbcConnection.
public methodCreateObjRef (inherited from MarshalByRefObject) Creates an object that contains all the relevant information required to generate a proxy used to communicate with a remote object.
public methodDispose (inherited from Component) Overloaded. Releases the resources used by the Component.
public methodEnlistDistributedTransaction Enlists in the specified transaction as a distributed transaction.
public methodEquals (inherited from Object) Overloaded. Determines whether two Object instances are equal.
public methodGetHashCode (inherited from Object) Serves as a hash function for a particular type, suitable for use in hashing algorithms and data structures like a hash table.
public methodGetLifetimeService (inherited from MarshalByRefObject) Retrieves the current lifetime service object that controls the lifetime policy for this instance.
public methodGetType (inherited from Object) Gets the Type of the current instance.
public methodInitializeLifetimeService (inherited from MarshalByRefObject) Obtains a lifetime service object to control the lifetime policy for this instance.
public methodOpen Opens a connection to a data source with the property settings specified by the ConnectionString.
public methodstatic (Shared in Visual Basic)ReleaseObjectPool Indicates that the ODBC Driver Manager environment handle can be released when the last underlying connection is released.
public methodToString (inherited from Object) Returns a String that represents the current Object.

Public Events

public eventDisposed (inherited from Component) Adds an event handler to listen to the Disposed event on the component.
public eventInfoMessage Occurs when the ODBC driver sends a warning or an informational message.
public eventStateChange Occurs when the state of the connection changes.

Protected Properties

protected propertyDesignMode (inherited from Component) Gets a value that indicates whether the Component is currently in design mode.
protected propertyEvents (inherited from Component) Gets the list of event handlers that are attached to this Component.

Protected Methods

protected methodDispose Overloaded. Overridden. Releases the resources used by the OdbcConnection.
protected methodFinalize (inherited from Component) Overridden. Releases unmanaged resources and performs other cleanup operations before the Component is reclaimed by garbage collection.

In C# and C++, finalizers are expressed using destructor syntax.

protected methodGetService (inherited from Component) Returns an object that represents a service provided by the Component or by its Container.
protected methodMemberwiseClone (inherited from Object) Creates a shallow copy of the current Object.

See Also

OdbcConnection Class | System.Data.Odbc Namespace