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OleDbConnection.State Property

Gets the current state of the connection.

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

[BrowsableAttribute(false)]
public override ConnectionState State { get; }

Property Value

Type: System.Data.ConnectionState
A bitwise combination of the ConnectionState values. The default is Closed.

Implements

IDbConnection.State
IDbConnection.State

The following are allowed state changes:

NoteNote

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

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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