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DbProviderFactories.GetFactory Method (String)

Returns an instance of a DbProviderFactory.

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

public static DbProviderFactory GetFactory(
	string providerInvariantName
)

Parameters

providerInvariantName
Type: System.String

Invariant name of a provider.

Return Value

Type: System.Data.Common.DbProviderFactory
An instance of a DbProviderFactory for a specified provider name.

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

.NET Framework

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

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

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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