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ProviderCollection.Add Method

Adds a provider to the collection.

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

public virtual void Add(
	ProviderBase provider
)

Parameters

provider
Type: System.Configuration.Provider.ProviderBase

The provider to be added.

ExceptionCondition
NotSupportedException

The collection is read-only.

ArgumentNullException

provider is null.

ArgumentException

The Name of provider is null.

- or -

The length of the Name of provider is less than 1.

The Add method first checks for any exceptions (as listed in the Exceptions section), and then calls the Hashtable.Add method. It passes in the object referenced by the provider parameter as well as the Name property of the provider to be used as the key in the Hashtable object.

.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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