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CreateDatabaseIfNotExists<TContext> Class

[This page is specific to the Entity Framework version 6. The latest version is available as the 'Entity Framework' NuGet package. For more information about Entity Framework, see msdn.com/data/ef.]

An implementation of IDatabaseInitializer that will recreate and optionally re-seed the database only if the database does not exist. To seed the database, create a derived class and override the Seed method.

System.Object
  System.Data.Entity.CreateDatabaseIfNotExists<TContext>

Namespace:  System.Data.Entity
Assembly:  EntityFramework (in EntityFramework.dll)

public class CreateDatabaseIfNotExists<TContext> : IDatabaseInitializer<TContext>
where TContext : DbContext

Type Parameters

TContext

The type of the context.

The CreateDatabaseIfNotExists<TContext> type exposes the following members.

  NameDescription
Public methodCreateDatabaseIfNotExists<TContext>Initializes a new instance of the CreateDatabaseIfNotExists<TContext> class.
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  NameDescription
Public methodEquals (Inherited from Object.)
Protected methodFinalize (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodGetHashCode (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodGetType (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodInitializeDatabase Executes the strategy to initialize the database for the given context.
Protected methodMemberwiseClone (Inherited from Object.)
Protected methodSeed A method that should be overridden to actually add data to the context for seeding. The default implementation does nothing.
Public methodToString (Inherited from Object.)
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Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.
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