DbProviderServices.DatabaseExists Method (DbConnection, Nullable<Int32>, StoreItemCollection)

.NET Framework (current version)

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Returns a value indicating whether a given database exists on the server and whether schema objects contained in the storeItemCollection have been created.

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

public bool DatabaseExists(
	DbConnection connection,
	Nullable<int> commandTimeout,
	StoreItemCollection storeItemCollection


Type: System.Data.Common.DbConnection

Connection to a database whose existence is verified by this method.

Type: System.Nullable<Int32>

Execution timeout for any commands needed to determine the existence of the database.

Type: System.Data.Metadata.Edm.StoreItemCollection

The collection of all store items contained in the database whose existence is determined by this method.

Return Value

Type: System.Boolean

True if the provider can deduce the database only based on the connection.

.NET Framework
Available since 4.0
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