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chained option

Controls the transaction mode in the absence of a BEGIN TRANSACTION statement.

Allowed values

On, Off



A temporary setting for the current user is established by SAP Open Client and jConnect TDS connections ('Off').

  PUBLIC role For current user For other users
Allowed to set permanently? Yes, with SET ANY PUBLIC OPTION Yes Yes, with SET ANY PUBLIC OPTION
Allowed to set temporarily? Yes, with SET ANY PUBLIC OPTION Yes (current connection only) No

Controls the Transact-SQL transaction mode. In Unchained mode (chained=Off), each statement is committed individually unless an explicit BEGIN TRANSACTION statement is executed to start a transaction. In chained mode (chained=On) a transaction is implicitly started before any data retrieval or modification statement.