Using a SQL Connection repeatedly along with SQL Transaction?

I have a Windows application in which a major design change is to be implemented. Part of this redesign requires establishing a connection to the DB. This connection periodically gets closed and then reopened. In a specific section of the application, I have to write partial data to the database at the beginning of a certain process. When the process is finished, I write more data to the DB. All the data written in this process makes up a single transaction.

My question is this. Can I establish a single instance of a SQL Transaction and apply it to this process even though the DB Connection has been opened and closed multiple times?

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Vitor MontalvãoMSSQL Senior EngineerCommented:
No. A transaction is only set inside a single connection.
There are distributed transactions but that's different. It's starting a transaction in one server and the transaction needs to access another database in another server. That doesn't seems to be your case.

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BlakeMcKennaAuthor Commented:
Thanks Vitor...that's what I was looking for!
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