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ProviderBase.Name Property

Gets the friendly name used to refer to the provider during configuration.

Namespace:  System.Configuration.Provider
Assembly:  System.Configuration (in System.Configuration.dll)

public virtual string Name { get; }

Property Value

Type: System.String
The friendly name used to refer to the provider during configuration.

The recommended pattern for this string is: [Provider Creator][Implementation Type][Feature]Provider. Although the Description property also provides a friendly description, the Name property is used as an identifier for the provider.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1
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