ADO Connection Time-Out Length

I have a visual basic 6 that relies on internet connectivity.  We use it to time races (5k, marathon, triathlon, etc).  I use the following connection string to my server:

srvr_conn.Open "Provider=SQLNCLI10;Server=216.185.199.1,1433\SQLExpress;Database=db;Uid=uid;Pwd=pwd;"

How long will this connection stay open?  Is that a server setting?
Bob SchneiderCo-OwnerAsked:
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Anthony PerkinsCommented:
As long as you
1. Do not close it,
2. The connection object does not go out of scope
3. Your spid is not manually KILLed
4. The SQL Server does not shut down.
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Bob SchneiderCo-OwnerAuthor Commented:
Thanks so much.
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