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OdbcConnection Methods

The methods of the OdbcConnection class are listed here. For a complete list of OdbcConnection class members, see the OdbcConnection Members topic.

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.

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