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IDbConnection.BeginTransaction Method

Begins a database transaction.

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

IDbTransaction BeginTransaction()

Return Value

Type: System.Data.IDbTransaction
An object representing the new transaction.

Once the transaction has completed, you must explicitly commit or roll back the transaction by using the Commit or Rollback methods.

.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.