Handling various types of SQLException in C#

I had a usual scenario of handling various SQLExceptions and I found that there is in fact a very nice table which holds a list of all such scenarios.You just need to run the following query in your master DB.

SELECT * FROM sysmessages

And you can handle the errors in the C# side by looking into the Number property for SQLException.

catch (SqlException exception)
if (exception.Number == 2601)
//Ignore.Its ok I can live with this!

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