AccessDataSource.ProviderName Property

 

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)

[BrowsableAttribute(false)]
public override string ProviderName { get; set; }

Property Value

Type: System.String

The string "System.Data.OleDb".

Exception Condition
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 xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" >
  <head runat="server">
    <title>ASP.NET Example</title>
</head>
<body>
    <form id="form1" runat="server">

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

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

    </form>
  </body>
</html>

.NET Framework
Available since 2.0
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