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Hello,

I am Creating MVC Application MvcMovies by guiding Asp.net tutorial(http://www.asp.net/mvc/tutorials/getting-started-with-aspnet-mvc3/cs/accessing-your-model's-data-from-a-controller[^])

When I am adding new controller using template Controller with read/write actions and views entity framework, I am getting below error
"Unable to retrieve metadata for 'MvcTest2.Models.Movie'. The provider did not return a ProviderManifestToken string."

My connection string is
connectionString="Data Source=.\\SQLExpress;Integrated Security=true;User Instance=true;AttachDBFilename=|DataDirectory|Movies.mdf;Initial Catalog=Movies"
providerName="System.Data.SqlClient"

also get error in
connectionString="Data Source=|DataDirectory|Movies.mdf;"
providerName="System.Data.SqlClient"
Which is mention in tutorial.

Please give me solution.


Thanks.

[Edit]Code block added[/Edit]
Posted 14-Jan-13 8:34am
ExpertITM1.4K
Edited 14-Jan-13 8:39am
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ExpertITM 14-Jan-13 23:59pm
   
Hi,

it was problam with connection string and I have fixed by,
open VS and then switch to View=>Server Explorer and open the Server panel to create a connection, if this successfully, please copy the conn str of the remote one directly into your app or web.config.

ref.http://forums.asp.net/t/1832038.aspx/1?The+provider+did+not+return+a+ProviderManifest+Token+String+error+in+Asp+net+MVC+3+Entity+Framework+

Thanks.

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