entity framework – Update-Database command is missing in EF Core

entity framework – Update-Database command is missing in EF Core

Did you install the Microsoft.EntityFrameworkCore.Tools package?

Install-Package Microsoft.EntityFrameworkCore.Tools
Update-Database

For EF Core, you can use dotnet ef database update in Command Prompt.

Run that in the EntityFrameworkCore folder in Command Prompt, not the VS command window.

entity framework – Update-Database command is missing in EF Core

The Above mentioned reasons are valid, But I have also faced this issue sometimes.I have found one workaround for this.

  • Open new visual studio instance.
  • Open Package Manager Console, let it load.
  • Open Project or Solution in the same instance.
  • Run Update-DataBase in Package Manager Console.

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