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.

Exception Condition
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
Available since 2.0
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