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    Open() Method
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    Opens a Oracle connection with the property settings specified by the ConnectionString.
    Public Overloads Overrides Sub Open() 
    public override void Open()
    The OracleConnection draws an open connection from the connection pool if one is available. Otherwise, it establishes a new connection to the data source.

    Note: If the OracleConnection goes out of scope, the connection it represents does not close automatically. Therefore, you must explicitly close the connection by calling Close.

    Opening an open connection does nothing.

    The following example creates a OracleConnection, opens it, displays some of its properties, and then closes the connection.
    public void CreateOracleConnection(string myConnString)
      OracleConnection myConnection = new OracleConnection(myConnString);
      MessageBox.Show("ServerVersion: " + myConnection.ServerVersion
        + "\nState: " + myConnection.State.ToString());
    Public Sub CreateOracleConnection(myConnString As String)
      Dim myConnection As New OracleConnection(myConnString)
      MessageBox.Show("ServerVersion: " + myConnection.ServerVersion _
        + ControlChars.Cr + "State: " + myConnection.State.ToString())
    End Sub

    Target Platforms: Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

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