EntityProviderFactory Class

EntityProviderFactory Class

.NET Framework (current version)
 

Represents a set of methods for creating instances of a provider's implementation of the data source classes.

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

System.Object
  System.Data.Common.DbProviderFactory
    System.Data.EntityClient.EntityProviderFactory

public sealed class EntityProviderFactory : DbProviderFactory, 
	IServiceProvider

NameDescription
System_CAPS_pubpropertyCanCreateDataSourceEnumerator

Specifies whether the specific DbProviderFactory supports the DbDataSourceEnumerator class.(Inherited from DbProviderFactory.)

NameDescription
System_CAPS_pubmethodCreateCommand()

Returns a new instance of the provider's class that implements the EntityCommand class. (Overrides DbProviderFactory.CreateCommand().)

System_CAPS_pubmethodCreateCommandBuilder()

Throws a NotSupportedException. This method is currently not supported.(Overrides DbProviderFactory.CreateCommandBuilder().)

System_CAPS_pubmethodCreateConnection()

Returns a new instance of the provider's class that implements the EntityConnection class.(Overrides DbProviderFactory.CreateConnection().)

System_CAPS_pubmethodCreateConnectionStringBuilder()

Returns a new instance of the provider's class that implements the EntityConnectionStringBuilder class.(Overrides DbProviderFactory.CreateConnectionStringBuilder().)

System_CAPS_pubmethodCreateDataAdapter()

CreateDataAdapter is not supported in this version of the .NET Framework.(Overrides DbProviderFactory.CreateDataAdapter().)

System_CAPS_pubmethodCreateDataSourceEnumerator()

Returns a new instance of the provider's class that implements the DbDataSourceEnumerator class.(Inherited from DbProviderFactory.)

System_CAPS_pubmethodCreateParameter()

Returns a new instance of the provider's class that implements the EntityParameter class.(Overrides DbProviderFactory.CreateParameter().)

System_CAPS_pubmethodCreatePermission(PermissionState)

Returns a new instance of the provider's class that implements the provider's version of the CodeAccessPermission class. (Overrides DbProviderFactory.CreatePermission(PermissionState).)

System_CAPS_pubmethodEquals(Object)

Determines whether the specified object is equal to the current object.(Inherited from Object.)

System_CAPS_pubmethodGetHashCode()

Serves as the default hash function. (Inherited from Object.)

System_CAPS_pubmethodGetType()

Gets the Type of the current instance.(Inherited from Object.)

System_CAPS_pubmethodToString()

Returns a string that represents the current object.(Inherited from Object.)

NameDescription
System_CAPS_pubfieldSystem_CAPS_staticInstance

This EntityProviderFactory instance.

The EntityProviderFactory provides a common entry point to obtain System.Data.EntityClient classes.

For conceptual information about how to use EntityProviderFactory, see ADO.NET Entity Framework and DbProviderFactories.

.NET Framework
Available since 3.5

Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.

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