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4.3 Connector/NET Installation

MySQL Connector/NET runs on any platform that supports the .NET Standard (.NET Framework, .NET Core, and Mono). The .NET Framework is primarily supported on recent versions of Microsoft Windows and Microsoft Windows Server.

Cross-platform options:

Connector/NET is available for download as a standalone MSI Installer or from the NuGet gallery. The source code is available for download from MySQL Download MySQL Connector/NET or at GitHub from the MySQL Connector/NET repository.


Starting with Connector/NET 8.0.33, application developers must ensure the availability of following libraries at run time. Previously, the libraries were bundled with Connector/NET installations.

For applications using OCI Authentication and SSL Certificates validation:

For applications using X DevAPI: