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Classic ASP Databases Discuss using ASP 3 to work with data in databases, including ASP Database Setup issues from the old P2P forum on this specific subtopic. See also the book forum Beginning ASP.NET Databases for questions specific to that book. NOT for ASP.NET 1.0, 1.1, or 2.0.
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Old April 26th, 2004, 12:36 PM
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Default How can I trap for a connection error

I am trying to find a way to trap for a connection error (so that I can take a different path in the event of said error)

My handy dandy book says that ... objRS.Errors.Count ... should provide me with a way to discover if a connection has failed ... but I get an error saying that "Object doesn't support this property or method" ...

Anyone ever need to do this ... how did you go about it?

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Old April 27th, 2004, 03:09 AM
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I usually check the State property of the Connection object. If its adStateOpen (=1) then all is fine.

BTW the Errors collection is part of the connection object not the recordset object.

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