OleDbConnection.State Property


Gets the current state of the connection.

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

public override ConnectionState State { get; }

Property Value

Type: System.Data.ConnectionState

A bitwise combination of the ConnectionState values. The default is Closed.

The following are allowed state changes:


In previous version of the .NET Framework, calling the State property increased application overhead because each call caused a call to the OLE DB DBPROP_CONNECTIONSTATUS property for an open connection. With the release of the .NET Framework 2.0, this is no longer an issue.

.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
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