DbProviderFactories.GetFactoryClasses Method ()

 

Returns a DataTable that contains information about all installed providers that implement DbProviderFactory.

Namespace:   System.Data.Common
Assembly:  System.Data (in System.Data.dll)

Public Shared Function GetFactoryClasses As DataTable

Return Value

Type: System.Data.DataTable

Returns a DataTable containing DataRow objects that contain the following data.

Column ordinal

Column name

Description

0

Name

Human-readable name for the data provider.

1

Description

Human-readable description of the data provider.

2

InvariantName

Name that can be used programmatically to refer to the data provider.

3

AssemblyQualifiedName

Fully qualified name of the factory class, which contains enough information to instantiate the object.

.NET Framework
Available since 2.0
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