"Type SqlDataAdapter is not defined" after migrating from .net framwork to .net 7

SuperCoder 136 Reputation points

After upgrading my project to .NEG 7.0 we now receiver an error message when using commands such as New SqlConnection and New SqlDataAdapter. Errors are "Type SqlConnection is not defined" and "Type SqlDataAdapter is not defined"

How do I fix this?

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  1. Jiachen Li-MSFT 29,026 Reputation points Microsoft Vendor

    Hi @SuperCoder ,

    You have to install the System.Data.SqlClient package from the Nuget Package Manager.

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  1. RLWA32 43,051 Reputation points

    According to the documentation at System.Data.SqlClient Namespace the project needs to target .Net 8

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