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DataBoundControl.ValidateDataSource Method

Verifies that the object a data-bound control binds to is one it can work with.

Namespace:  System.Web.UI.WebControls
Assembly:  System.Web (in System.Web.dll)

protected override void ValidateDataSource(
	Object dataSource
)

Parameters

dataSource
Type: System.Object

An object set to the DataSource property.

ExceptionCondition
InvalidOperationException

The object passed by the dataSource parameter is not null or a recognized type.

The ValidateDataSource method is only called in the BaseDataBoundControl class's mutator (set accessor) for the DataSource property. The DataBoundControl class checks the type of the object that is set for the DataSource property to ensure that it is an instance of the IDataSource, IListSource, or IEnumerable interface.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5.2, 4.5.1, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

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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