ObjectContext Constructor (String, String)


Initializes a new instance of the ObjectContext class with a given connection string and entity container name.

Namespace:   System.Data.Objects
Assembly:  System.Data.Entity (in System.Data.Entity.dll)

protected ObjectContext(
	string connectionString,
	string defaultContainerName


Type: System.String

The connection string, which also provides access to the metadata information.

Type: System.String

The name of the default entity container. When the defaultContainerName is set through this method, the property becomes read-only.

Exception Condition

The connectionString is null.


The connectionString, defaultContainerName, or metadata workspace is not valid.

The connectionString is a string that contains information that is required to access a conceptual model and to connect to a data source. The EntityConnectionStringBuilder class can be used to correctly format the string.

.NET Framework
Available since 3.5
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