How to Return a success or fail code from a Stored Procedure?

I'm running a stored procedure from code and I want to know if it completed succesfully:

            string connectionString = ConfigurationManager.ConnectionStrings["NopSqlConnection"].ConnectionString;
            using (var conn = new SqlConnection(connectionString))  
            using (var command = new SqlCommand("Import_Update", conn) {CommandType = CommandType.StoredProcedure})
            {
                conn.Open(); command.ExecuteNonQuery();
                conn.Close();

               //  Return a success or fail code

            }


ALTER PROCEDURE  Import_Update
AS
BEGIN
      SET NOCOUNT ON;

                UPDATE  . . .
                ..........

--   Return a success or fail code
 
END



What is the best way to do this?  thanks


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JacobfwCommented:
Here is a great example with customized error messages:
http://www.4guysfromrolla.com/webtech/tips/t100901-1.shtml

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MikeMCSDAuthor Commented:
thanks, but that's in VB and is not using the same syntax as I am.
Navneet.Net Full Stack DeveloperCommented:
Hi!

Do command.ExecuteScaler();

and from your query Select 'true' or select 'False'

Thanks!
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Navneet.Net Full Stack DeveloperCommented:
Like!

 string connectionString = ConfigurationManager.ConnectionStrings["NopSqlConnection"].ConnectionString;
            using (var conn = new SqlConnection(connectionString))   
            using (var command = new SqlCommand("Import_Update", conn) {CommandType = CommandType.StoredProcedure})
            {
                conn.Open(); 
                returnValue = cmd.ExecuteScalar();

                conn.Close();

               //  Return a success or fail code

            }

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Make sure your Stored proceudre return vale
liek on Success - Select 'true'
on Failuer   - Select 'false'

Thanks!
Scott PletcherSenior DBACommented:
A proc will return an int value.  There must be a way to get that value in your code.

If that value is 0, all was OK.

For MS errors, If 1 thru 10, a minor error occurred but it still worked.

For 11+, there was an error(s) in the proc.
MikeMCSDAuthor Commented:
thanks all
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