ConnectionPolicy.IdleTcpConnectionTimeout Property


(Direct/TCP) Controls the amount of idle time after which unused connections are closed.

public TimeSpan? IdleTcpConnectionTimeout { get; set; }
member this.IdleTcpConnectionTimeout : Nullable<TimeSpan> with get, set
Public Property IdleTcpConnectionTimeout As Nullable(Of TimeSpan)

Property Value


By default, idle connections are kept open indefinitely. Value must be greater than or equal to 10 minutes. Recommended values are between 20 minutes and 24 hours.


Mainly useful for sparse infrequent access to a large database account.

Applies to