Waseem Sabjee

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How to resolve “SqlClrProvider not found” without installing sql server on the client machine or needing a deployment project

July 10th, 2013

While working on a project I needed to start and stop SQL jobs via a web application, this worked great on my local machine but as soon as I published to the client web server I started getting SQLClrProvider not found exceptions.

For some reason this DLL is not readily available on the windows system so it’s not as simple as dropping a DLL into the bin folder, however the DLL does exist in the GAC (on your local machine, or any machine with SQL Server Installed)