Connection String Does Not Contain ProviderName Attribute Error

How to resolve the following error in the event viewer log of Orchestrator - "The connection string in the application configuration file does not contain the required providerName attribute" ?

  • Check if a providerName is specified in the connectionstring in web.config or UiPath.Orchestrator.dll.config file (Installation directory - C:\Program Files (x86)\UiPath\Orchestrator)

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  • The complete connectionstring should look something like below.

<add name="Default" providerName="System.Data.SqlClient" connectionString="Data Source=xxxx;Initial Catalog=xxxx;User ID=xxxx;Password=xxxx" />

  • Validate the same in below files also

~/Identity/appsettings.production.json
~/Webhooks/appsettings.production.json