Database.ActiveConnections Property

Gets the number of active connections to the database.

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

public int ActiveConnections { get; }
/** @property */
public int get_ActiveConnections ()

public function get ActiveConnections () : int

Property Value

An Int32 value that specifies the number of active connections to the database.

Updated text: 17 July 2006

The ActiveConnections property returns the active connections for the referenced database. Use the GetActiveDBConnectionCount method to return the total database connections on the instance of SQL Server.

This namespace, class, or member is supported only in version 2.0 of the Microsoft .NET Framework.

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

'Reference the AdventureWorks database.
Dim db As Database
db = srv.Databases("AdventureWorks")

'Display the number active connections to the database.

Any public static (Shared in Microsoft Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.

Development Platforms

For a list of the supported platforms, see Hardware and Software Requirements for Installing SQL Server 2005.

Target Platforms



17 July 2006

Changed content:
  • Added text to the Remarks section.

  • Added code to the Example section.

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