DbDatabaseExists Method

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

.NET Framework (current version)
 

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)

protected virtual bool DbDatabaseExists(
	DbConnection connection,
	Nullable<int> commandTimeout,
	StoreItemCollection storeItemCollection
)

Parameters

connection
Type: System.Data.Common.DbConnection

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

commandTimeout
Type: System.Nullable<Int32>

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

storeItemCollection
Type: System.Data.Metadata.Edm.StoreItemCollection

The structure of the database whose existence is determined by this method.

Return Value

Type: System.Boolean

True if the database indicated by the connection and the storeItemCollection parameter exists; otherwise, false.

.NET Framework
Available since 4.0
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