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SqlClientFactory Class

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

System.Object
  System.Data.Common.DbProviderFactory
    System.Data.SqlClient.SqlClientFactory

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

public sealed class SqlClientFactory : DbProviderFactory, 
	IServiceProvider

The SqlClientFactory type exposes the following members.

  NameDescription
Public propertyCanCreateDataSourceEnumeratorReturns true if a SqlDataSourceEnumerator can be created; otherwise false . (Overrides DbProviderFactory.CanCreateDataSourceEnumerator.)
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  NameDescription
Public methodCreateCommandReturns a strongly typed DbCommand instance. (Overrides DbProviderFactory.CreateCommand().)
Public methodCreateCommandBuilderReturns a strongly typed DbCommandBuilder instance. (Overrides DbProviderFactory.CreateCommandBuilder().)
Public methodCreateConnectionReturns a strongly typed DbConnection instance. (Overrides DbProviderFactory.CreateConnection().)
Public methodCreateConnectionStringBuilderReturns a strongly typed DbConnectionStringBuilder instance. (Overrides DbProviderFactory.CreateConnectionStringBuilder().)
Public methodCreateDataAdapterReturns a strongly typed DbDataAdapter instance. (Overrides DbProviderFactory.CreateDataAdapter().)
Public methodCreateDataSourceEnumeratorReturns a new SqlDataSourceEnumerator. (Overrides DbProviderFactory.CreateDataSourceEnumerator().)
Public methodCreateParameterReturns a strongly typed DbParameter instance. (Overrides DbProviderFactory.CreateParameter().)
Public methodCreatePermissionReturns a new CodeAccessPermission. (Overrides DbProviderFactory.CreatePermission(PermissionState).)
Public methodEquals(Object)Determines whether the specified object is equal to the current object. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodGetHashCodeServes as the default hash function. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodGetTypeGets the Type of the current instance. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodToStringReturns a string that represents the current object. (Inherited from Object.)
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  NameDescription
Public fieldStatic memberInstanceGets an instance of the SqlClientFactory. This can be used to retrieve strongly typed data objects.
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.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

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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