CreateConnection Method

OracleClientFactory.CreateConnection Method

Note: This method is new in the .NET Framework version 2.0.

Returns a strongly typed DbConnection instance.

Namespace: System.Data.OracleClient
Assembly: System.Data.OracleClient (in

public override DbConnection CreateConnection ()
public DbConnection CreateConnection ()
public override function CreateConnection () : DbConnection

Return Value

A new strongly typed instance of DbConnection.

The following code fragment returns a strongly typed DbConnection instance.

[Visual Basic]

Dim newFactory As OracleClientFactory = OracleClientFactory.Instance
Dim connection As DbConnection = newFactory.CreateConnection()


OracleClientFactory newFactory = OracleClientFactory.Instance;
DbConnection connection = newFactory.CreateConnection();

Windows 98, Windows 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 2.0

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