fails to connect to access db after a while

Discussion in 'ASP .Net' started by mark, Oct 22, 2003.

  1. mark

    mark Guest

    My app fails to make any further connections to
    my access db after surfing for a while. This error also
    brings down the entire site for all other users as well.
    Made sure to close all connections and even call dispose
    when done. Access lock remains for a while. The file
    size of the access db grows from about 500k to 2.5 mb
    after browsing the site for a couple of minutes. I'm
    using forms authentication with a login script. Never
    ran into this problem with the same type of access db
    with asp 3.0 web applications. Just recently started
    using Please help!
    mark, Oct 22, 2003
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  2. mark

    Tohid Guest

    Did you "close" and "dispose" the "OledbDataReader" and/or "DataAdaptor" in
    you behinde code?
    Check it first.
    Tohid, Oct 22, 2003
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  3. mark

    mark Guest

    Yes, I close the datareader. I don't see a dispose method
    for the reader though. I really can't see what would be
    causing this. Here's a example of how I'm opening and
    closing my database:
    Public Function getCatname(ByVal catID As String)
    Dim myConnection As OleDbConnection = New
    Dim myCommand As OleDbCommand = New
    OleDbCommand("qCatName", myConnection)
    myCommand.CommandType =

    Dim parameterProductID As OleDbParameter = New
    OleDbParameter("catID", OleDbType.VarChar, 50)
    parameterProductID.Value = catID

    Dim rs As OleDbDataReader =
    Dim catName As String
    While rs.Read
    catName = rs("CATEGORY")
    End While
    Return catName
    myConnection = Nothing
    Return Nothing
    End Try
    End Function

    I'm using Access 2000 by the way. Thanks for the info.
    mark, Oct 22, 2003
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