EntityDeploy Class

A build task that is used to deploy the Entity Framework artifacts that are generated from .edmx files. These artifacts can be embedded as resources or written to a file.

Inheritance Hierarchy


Namespace:  Microsoft.Data.Entity.Build.Tasks
Assembly:  Microsoft.Data.Entity.Build.Tasks (in Microsoft.Data.Entity.Build.Tasks.dll)


Public Class EntityDeploy _
    Inherits Task
public class EntityDeploy : Task
public ref class EntityDeploy : public Task
type EntityDeploy =  
        inherit Task 
public class EntityDeploy extends Task

The EntityDeploy type exposes the following members.


  Name Description
Public method EntityDeploy Called by MSBuild to initialize a new instance of EntityDeploy.



  Name Description
Public property BuildEngine Gets or sets the instance of the IBuildEngine object used by the task. (Inherited from Task.)
Public property BuildEngine2 Gets the instance of the IBuildEngine2 object used by the task. (Inherited from Task.)
Public property BuildEngine3 Gets the instance of the IBuildEngine3 object used by the task. (Inherited from Task.)
Public property BuildEngine4 Gets the instance of the IBuildEngine4 object used by the task. (Inherited from Task.)
Public property EntityDataModelEmbeddedResources Obsolete. Output property that contains the list of all embedded resources.
Protected property HelpKeywordPrefix Gets or sets the prefix used to compose Help keywords from resource names. (Inherited from Task.)
Public property HostObject Gets or sets the host object associated with the task. (Inherited from Task.)
Public property Log Gets an instance of a TaskLoggingHelper class containing task logging methods. (Inherited from Task.)
Public property OutputPath The path to which Entity Framework artifacts are written when they are not embedded as resources.
Public property Sources An array of pointers to .edmx files. Each file is passed to MSBuild as a build item.
Protected property TaskResources Gets or sets the culture-specific resources associated with the task. (Inherited from Task.)



  Name Description
Public method Equals(Object) Determines whether the specified object is equal to the current object. (Inherited from Object.)
Public method Execute Called by MSBuild to embed mapping and modeling files as resources or to write them to a file. (Overrides Task.Execute().)
Protected method Finalize Allows an object to try to free resources and perform other cleanup operations before it is reclaimed by garbage collection. (Inherited from Object.)
Public method GetHashCode Serves as the default hash function. (Inherited from Object.)
Public method GetType Gets the Type of the current instance. (Inherited from Object.)
Protected method MemberwiseClone Creates a shallow copy of the current Object. (Inherited from Object.)
Public method ToString Returns a string that represents the current object. (Inherited from Object.)


Version Information

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5 SP1

Thread Safety

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

See Also


Microsoft.Data.Entity.Build.Tasks Namespace