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IDataServiceMetadataProvider Interface

Maintains metadata about a custom data service provider.

Namespace:  System.Data.Services.Providers
Assembly:  System.Data.Services (in System.Data.Services.dll)

public interface IDataServiceMetadataProvider

The IDataServiceMetadataProvider type exposes the following members.

Public propertyContainerNameContainer name for the data source.
Public propertyContainerNamespaceNamespace name for the data source.
Public propertyResourceSetsGets all available containers.
Public propertyServiceOperationsReturns all the service operations in this data source.
Public propertyTypesReturns all the types in this data source.

Public methodGetDerivedTypesAttempts to return all types that derive from the specified resource type.
Public methodGetResourceAssociationSetGets the ResourceAssociationSet instance when given the source association end.
Public methodHasDerivedTypesDetermines whether a resource type has derived types.
Public methodTryResolveResourceSetTries to get a resource set based on the specified name.
Public methodTryResolveResourceTypeTries to get a resource type based on the specified name.
Public methodTryResolveServiceOperationTries to get a service operation based on the specified name.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, 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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