ClearPool Method

SqlConnection.ClearPool Method

Empties the connection pool associated with the specified connection.

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

public static void ClearPool (
	SqlConnection connection
public static void ClearPool (
	SqlConnection connection
public static function ClearPool (
	connection : SqlConnection
Not applicable.



The SqlConnection to be cleared from the pool.

ClearPool clears the connection pool that is associated with the connection. If additional connections associated with connection are in use at the time of the call, they are marked appropriately and are discarded (instead of being returned to the pool) when Close is called on them.

Windows 98, Windows Server 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 Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0

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