This OLE DB Provider is provided by MySQL. The main functionality of the provider is contained in the file MySql.Data.dll.

Include "Provider=MySQLProv" in the connection string to use this provider.


This OLE DB Provider is not actively maintained. MySQL states that the provider is not official.


There is no 'MySQL OLEDB' installation package to download. (if you know about an installation package URL you can contribute to the community by submitting the info to us through this message form)

Connection Strings

The MySQL OLEDB provider can be used to connect to the following data sources by using the following connection string references: