Closes the connection to the data source.
Assembly: System.Data (in System.Data.dll)
The method rolls back any pending transactions. It then releases the connection to the connection pool, or closes the connection if connection pooling is disabled. If is called while handling a StateChange event, no additional StateChange events are fired.
An application can call more than one time. No exception is generated.
Do not call or Dispose on an OleDbConnection, an OleDbDataReader, or any other managed object in the Finalize method of your class. In a finalizer, you should only release unmanaged resources that your class owns directly. If your class does not own any unmanaged resources, do not include a Finalize method in your class definition. For more information, see Garbage Collection.
Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP Starter Edition, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 98
The .NET Framework and .NET Compact Framework do not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.