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DbConnection.GetSchema Method (String)

Returns schema information for the data source of this DbConnection using the specified string for the schema name.

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

public virtual DataTable GetSchema(
	string collectionName
)

Parameters

collectionName
Type: System.String
Specifies the name of the schema to return.

Return Value

Type: System.Data.DataTable
A DataTable that contains schema information.

ExceptionCondition
ArgumentException

collectionName is specified as null.

If the connection is associated with a transaction, executing GetSchema calls may cause some providers to throw an exception.

.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.

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