DbDataReader.GetStream(Int32) DbDataReader.GetStream(Int32) DbDataReader.GetStream(Int32) DbDataReader.GetStream(Int32) Method


Retrieves data as a Stream.

 virtual System::IO::Stream ^ GetStream(int ordinal);
public virtual System.IO.Stream GetStream (int ordinal);
abstract member GetStream : int -> System.IO.Stream
override this.GetStream : int -> System.IO.Stream
Public Overridable Function GetStream (ordinal As Integer) As Stream


Int32 Int32 Int32 Int32

Retrieves data as a Stream.


The returned object.


The connection drops or is closed during the data retrieval.


The DbDataReader is closed during the data retrieval.


There is no data ready to be read (for example, the first Read() hasn't been called, or returned false).


Tried to read a previously-read column in sequential mode.


There was an asynchronous operation in progress. This applies to all Get* methods when running in sequential mode, as they could be called while reading a stream.

The specified column isn't a binary type that supports reading with a Stream.


GetStream only supports the retrieval of values that can be converted to byte arrays.

For more information, see SqlClient Streaming Support.

Applies to