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DbProviderManifest Class

Metadata Interface for all CLR types types

Namespace:  System.Data.Common
Assembly:  System.Data.Entity (in System.Data.Entity.dll)
public abstract class DbProviderManifest

The DbProviderManifest type exposes the following members.

Protected methodDbProviderManifestInitializes a new instance of the DbProviderManifest class.
Public propertyNamespaceNameGets the namespace used by this provider manifest.
Public methodEquals(Object)Determines whether the specified object is equal to the current object. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodEscapeLikeArgumentProvider writers should override this method to return the argument with the wildcards and the escape character escaped. This method is only used if SupportsEscapingLikeArgument returns true.
Protected methodFinalizeAllows an object to try to free resources and perform other cleanup operations before it is reclaimed by garbage collection. (Inherited from Object.)
Protected methodGetDbInformationWhen overridden in a derived class, this method returns provider-specific information.
Public methodGetEdmTypeWhen overridden in a derived class, this method maps the specified storage type and a set of facets for that type to an EDM type.
Public methodGetFacetDescriptionsReturns the FacetDescription objects for a particular type.
Public methodGetHashCodeServes as the default hash function. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodGetInformationGets the provider-specific information.
Public methodGetStoreFunctionsWhen overridden in a derived class, returns a collection of EDM functions supported by the provider manifest.
Public methodGetStoreTypeWhen overridden in a derived class, this method maps the specified EDM type and a set of facets for that type to a storage type.
Public methodGetStoreTypesWhen overridden in a derived class, returns the set of primitive types supported by the data source.
Public methodGetTypeGets the Type of the current instance. (Inherited from Object.)
Protected methodMemberwiseCloneCreates a shallow copy of the current Object. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodSupportsEscapingLikeArgumentIndicates if the provider supports escaping strings to be used as patterns in a Like expression.
Public methodToStringReturns a string that represents the current object. (Inherited from Object.)
Public fieldStatic memberConceptualSchemaDefinitionValue to pass to GetInformation to get the ConceptualSchemaDefinitionVersion.
Public fieldStatic memberConceptualSchemaDefinitionVersion3Value to pass to GetInformation to get the ConceptualSchemaDefinitionVersion3.
Public fieldStatic memberStoreSchemaDefinitionValue to pass to GetInformation to get the StoreSchemaDefinitionVersion.
Public fieldStatic memberStoreSchemaDefinitionVersion3Value to pass to GetInformation to get the StoreSchemaDefinitionVersion3.
Public fieldStatic memberStoreSchemaMappingValue to pass to GetInformation to get the StoreSchemaMappingVersion.
Public fieldStatic memberStoreSchemaMappingVersion3Value to pass to GetInformation to get the StoreSchemaMappingVersion3.

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.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5.1, 4.5, 4, 3.5 SP1

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4

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.

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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