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SqlDataSource.GetDbProviderFactory Method

Returns the DbProviderFactory object that is associated with the ADO.NET provider that is identified by the ProviderName property.

Namespace:  System.Web.UI.WebControls
Assembly:  System.Web (in System.Web.dll)
protected virtual DbProviderFactory GetDbProviderFactory()

Return Value

Type: System.Data.Common.DbProviderFactory
A DbProviderFactory that represents the identified ADO.NET provider; otherwise, and instance of the System.Data.SqlClient, if no provider is set.

The DbProviderFactory property is used by the SqlDataSource control to create the correct ADO.NET connection, command, and parameter objects when interacting with a database.

.NET Framework

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

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.

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