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SqlClientFactory Class

Represents a set of methods for creating instances of the System.Data.SqlClient provider's implementation of the data source classes.


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

public sealed class SqlClientFactory : DbProviderFactory, 

The SqlClientFactory type exposes the following members.

Public propertyCanCreateDataSourceEnumeratorReturns true if a SqlDataSourceEnumerator can be created; otherwise false . (Overrides DbProviderFactory.CanCreateDataSourceEnumerator.)

Public methodCreateCommandReturns a strongly typed DbCommand instance. (Overrides DbProviderFactory.CreateCommand().)
Public methodCreateCommandBuilderReturns a strongly typed DbCommandBuilder instance. (Overrides DbProviderFactory.CreateCommandBuilder().)
Public methodCreateConnectionReturns a strongly typed DbConnection instance. (Overrides DbProviderFactory.CreateConnection().)
Public methodCreateConnectionStringBuilderReturns a strongly typed DbConnectionStringBuilder instance. (Overrides DbProviderFactory.CreateConnectionStringBuilder().)
Public methodCreateDataAdapterReturns a strongly typed DbDataAdapter instance. (Overrides DbProviderFactory.CreateDataAdapter().)
Public methodCreateDataSourceEnumeratorReturns a new SqlDataSourceEnumerator. (Overrides DbProviderFactory.CreateDataSourceEnumerator().)
Public methodCreateParameterReturns a strongly typed DbParameter instance. (Overrides DbProviderFactory.CreateParameter().)
Public methodCreatePermissionReturns a new CodeAccessPermission. (Overrides DbProviderFactory.CreatePermission(PermissionState).)
Public methodEquals(Object)Determines whether the specified Object is equal to the current Object. (Inherited from Object.)
Protected methodFinalizeAllows an object to try to free resources and perform other cleanup operations before it is reclaimed by garbage collection. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodGetHashCodeServes as a hash function for a particular type. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodGetTypeGets the Type of the current instance. (Inherited from Object.)
Protected methodMemberwiseCloneCreates a shallow copy of the current Object. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodToStringReturns a string that represents the current object. (Inherited from Object.)

Public fieldStatic memberInstanceGets an instance of the SqlClientFactory. This can be used to retrieve strongly typed data objects.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

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.