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Simple Database connection check to seee if the database server is up and running using linq

Posted By:      Posted Date: April 10, 2011    Points: 0   Category :ASP.Net
 

I am using Linq

Before i start executing my query, want to check if the database connection is being established, i.e if the database server is up and running.

Incase database is down, display appropriate error message?

How can i do that?

 




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