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trying to use MySql.Data.MySqlClient on aspx page

trying to use MySql.Data.MySqlClient on aspx page

trying to use MySql.Data.MySqlClient on aspx page

(OP)
I've got a MySQL database running on my laptop and I want to connect to it via some C# scripting.

I have an aspx page that has this at the top:

CODE

<%@ Page Language="C#" %>

<%@ Import Namespace="System.Data" %>
<%@ Import Namespace="MySql.Data.MySqlClient" %>

<html>

<script runat="server">

void Page_Load(object sender, System.EventArgs e)
{
	MySql.Data.MySqlClient.MySqlConnection con = new MySql.Data.MySqlClient.MySqlConnection();
}

</script> 

But I get an error when I try to open this page:

CODE

Compiler Error Message: CS0246: The type or namespace name 'MySql' could not be found (are you missing a using directive or an assembly reference?)

Source Error:

 

Line 2:  
Line 3:  <%@ Import Namespace="System.Data" %>
Line 4:  <%@ Import Namespace="MySql.Data.MySqlClient" %>
Line 5:  
Line 6:  <html> 

I'm assuming that if I have MySQL running on my machine, I have the MySql.Data.MySqlClient library. If so, I can I get my aspx page to access it. If not, how do I get it (and then use it)?

RE: trying to use MySql.Data.MySqlClient on aspx page

did you reference the MySql library in your project? If you are not using Visual Studio to create a project, is the library in the GAC (Global Assembly Cache) (%windir%\assembly)? Or somewhere in your site folder?

RE: trying to use MySql.Data.MySqlClient on aspx page

(OP)
I added MySql.Data.dll to wwwroot/bin/ and it worked.

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