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DbConnection.GetSchema Method (String)

Returns schema information for the data source of this DbConnection using the specified string for the schema name.

Namespace:  System.Data.Common
Assembly:  System.Data (in System.Data.dll)
public virtual DataTable GetSchema(
	string collectionName
)

Parameters

collectionName
Type: System.String

Specifies the name of the schema to return.

Return Value

Type: System.Data.DataTable
A DataTable that contains schema information.
ExceptionCondition
ArgumentException

collectionName is specified as null.

If the connection is associated with a transaction, executing GetSchema calls may cause some providers to throw an exception.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5.1, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows Phone 8.1, Windows Phone 8, Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 7, Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core Role not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core Role supported with SP1 or later; Itanium not supported)

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

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