While working on <PROJECT_NAME_HERE>, I began to run into an issue on the UAT server. Several test cases were failing while running under Jenkins, all with the same cryptic error message. You may have seen this error in your own tests as well. It states:
The Entity Framework provider type ‘System.Data.Entity.SqlServer.SqlProviderServices,EntityFramework.SqlServer, Version=188.8.131.52,Culture=neutral,PublicKeyToken=b77a5c561934e089’ for the ‘System.Data.SqlClient’ ADO.NET provider could not be loaded.
Make sure the provider assembly is available to the running application.
This is rather confusing because the app was clearly using ...Continue Reading →