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.NET Framework Class Library

DataContext.Transaction Property

Gets or sets a local transaction for the .NET Framework to use to access the database.

Namespace:  System.Data.Linq
Assembly:  System.Data.Linq (in System.Data.Linq.dll)
Public Property Transaction As DbTransaction

Property Value

Type: System.Data.Common.DbTransaction
The transaction object used by the DataContext when executing queries and commands.

The primary scenario for this property is interoperability with relational ADO.NET code. For example, use this property when you write your own Create/Update/Delete methods to set the Transaction property on the ADO Command object.

Note the following:

  • If this property has not been explicitly set, the getter returns null.

  • If the code is executing in a Transaction context, setting this property throws an exception.

  • If this property is set and a new Transaction is opened, an exception is thrown when a query or update is executed.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5, 4, 3.5

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4

Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 7, Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core Role not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core Role supported with SP1 or later; Itanium not supported)

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.