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DbProviderFactories.GetFactory Method (String)

Note: This method is new in the .NET Framework version 2.0.

Returns an instance of a DbProviderFactory.

Namespace: System.Data.Common
Assembly: System.Data (in system.data.dll)

public static DbProviderFactory GetFactory (
	string providerInvariantName
public static DbProviderFactory GetFactory (
	String providerInvariantName
public static function GetFactory (
	providerInvariantName : String
) : DbProviderFactory



Invariant name of a provider.

Return Value

An instance of a DbProviderFactory for a specified provider name.

The providerInvariantName parameter corresponds to the InvariantName column of a table returned by GetFactoryClasses.

Windows 98, Windows 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

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

.NET Framework

Supported in: 2.0

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