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Server.GetActiveDBConnectionCount Method

Returns the number of active connections for the specified database.

Namespace:  Microsoft.SqlServer.Management.Smo
Assembly:  Microsoft.SqlServer.Smo (in Microsoft.SqlServer.Smo.dll)

public int GetActiveDBConnectionCount(
	string dbName
)

Parameters

dbName
Type: System.String
A String value that specifies the name of the database.

Return Value

Type: System.Int32
An Int32 value that specifies the number of active connections for the specified database.

This method returns the number of active connections to a database. By iterating through all the databases on the instance of SQL Server, you can determine the total number of connections to databases on the instance of SQL Server.

Visual Basic

'Connect to the local, default instance of SQL Server.
Dim srv As Server
srv = New Server()

'Display the number active connections to the database.
Console.WriteLine(srv.GetActiveDBConnectionCount("AdventureWorks2012"))

PowerShell

$srv = new-Object Microsoft.SqlServer.Management.Smo.Server("(local)")

Write-Host $srv.GetActiveDBConnectionCount("AdventureWorks2012")
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