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Database.CreateIfNotExists Method

[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.]

Creates a new database on the database server for the model defined in the backing context, but only if a database with the same name does not already exist on the server.

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

public bool CreateIfNotExists()

Return Value

Type: System.Boolean
True if the database did not exist and was created; false otherwise.
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