Determine where table exists in legacy LINQ code RRS feed

  • Question

  • I've spent a day researching and can't figure this out. 

    I have a service project in Visual Studio that is several years old from before I started working here.

    There is an dbml file where the LINQ code refers to a table, dbo.Mail in this case. I've searched the dbml property, designer code, app.config, Mail class, and can't figure out where this table exists. IE, what server and database it exists in. I mean, I know it has to be the dev server but I've looked at all the databases and none of them have a dbo.Mail table. Does anyone know if LINQ or the application itself stores this information somewhere when the table is dragged onto the dbml GUI when the class is automatically created?

    Many thanks for the help!


    Tuesday, May 1, 2018 2:10 PM

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  • All you can do is look at the connectionstring to determine the server name and catalog name pointing to the database the table my be on.  
    Tuesday, May 1, 2018 3:44 PM
  • Thank you
    Tuesday, May 1, 2018 5:23 PM
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    Wednesday, May 2, 2018 1:25 AM