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2134333 - Entity Framework 6.0 Version Compatibility Error


When using SQL Anywhere 12 or SQL Anywhere 16 with Visual Studio 2012 or Visual Studio 2013 and Entity Framework 6 (see KBA 2075990), the following error is generated when attempting to connect to the SQL Anywhere database to select tables, views, and stored procedures for the Entity Data Model:

Your project references the latest version of Entity Framework; however, an Entity Framework database provider compatible with this version could not be found for your data connection. If you have already installed a compatible provider, ensure you have rebuilt your project before performing this action. Otherwise, exit this wizard, install a compatible provider, and rebuild your project before performing this action.




  • SAP SQL Anywhere 16
    SAP SQL Anywhere 12
  • Microsoft Visual Studio 2013
    Microsoft Visual Studio 2012
  • Entity Framework 6.1.1
    Entity Framework 6.1
    Entity Framework 6.0.2
    Entity Framework 6.0.1
    Entity Framework 6.0


SAP SQL Anywhere 16.0 ; SAP Sybase SQL Anywhere 12.0


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