ConnectionState Enum

Definition

Describes the current state of the connection to a data source.

This enumeration has a FlagsAttribute attribute that allows a bitwise combination of its member values.

public enum class ConnectionState
[System.Flags]
public enum ConnectionState
type ConnectionState = 
Public Enum ConnectionState
Inheritance
ConnectionState
Attributes

Fields

Broken 16

The connection to the data source is broken. This can occur only after the connection has been opened. A connection in this state may be closed and then re-opened. (This value is reserved for future versions of the product.)

Closed 0

The connection is closed.

Connecting 2

The connection object is connecting to the data source.

Executing 4

The connection object is executing a command. (This value is reserved for future versions of the product.)

Fetching 8

The connection object is retrieving data. (This value is reserved for future versions of the product.)

Open 1

The connection is open.

Remarks

The ConnectionState values are used by the State property of the OleDbConnection and SqlConnection objects.

Note

The values in this enumeration are not designed to be used as a set of flags.

Applies to