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AccessDataSource.ProviderName Property

Note: This property is new in the .NET Framework version 2.0.

Gets the name of the .NET data provider that the AccessDataSource control uses to connect to a Microsoft Access database.

Namespace: System.Web.UI.WebControls
Assembly: System.Web (in system.web.dll)

public override string ProviderName { get; set; }
/** @property */
public String get_ProviderName ()

/** @property */
public void set_ProviderName (String value)

public override function get ProviderName () : String

public override function set ProviderName (value : String)

Property Value

"System.Data.OleDb".

Exception typeCondition

InvalidOperationException

An attempt was made to set the ProviderName property.

While the AccessDataSource control exposes the ProviderName property because it is inherited from its base class, attempting to set the ProviderName property results in a NotSupportedException exception.

The following code example demonstrates how to display the ProviderName property of the AccessDataSource control in a Web Forms page.

<%@ Page Language="C#" %>
<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/DTD/xhtml1-transitional.dtd">

<SCRIPT runat="server">
private void Page_Load(Object sender, EventArgs e) {
  Label1.Text = AccessDataSource1.ProviderName;
}
</SCRIPT>

<HTML>
  <BODY>
    <FORM runat="server">

      <asp:AccessDataSource
        id="AccessDataSource1"
        runat="server"
        DataFile="Northwind.mdb">
      </asp:AccessDataSource>

      <asp:Label
        id="Label1"
        runat="server">
      </asp:Label>

    </FORM>
  </BODY>
</HTML>

<%@ Page Language="VJ#" %>
<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/DTD/xhtml1-transitional.dtd">

<SCRIPT runat="server">
    private void Page_Load(Object sender, System.EventArgs e)
    {
        Label1.set_Text(AccessDataSource1.get_ProviderName());
    }//Page_Load
</SCRIPT>

<HTML>
  <BODY>
    <FORM runat="server">

      <asp:AccessDataSource
        id="AccessDataSource1"
        runat="server"
        DataFile="Northwind.mdb">
      </asp:AccessDataSource>

      <asp:Label
        id="Label1"
        runat="server">
      </asp:Label>

    </FORM>
  </BODY>
</HTML>

Windows 98, Windows 2000 SP4, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 2.0
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