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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)

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.

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.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0