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Please use the EFCore.AutomaticMigrations package.

dotnet add package EFCore6.0.AutomaticMigrations --version                
NuGet\Install-Package EFCore6.0.AutomaticMigrations -Version                
This command is intended to be used within the Package Manager Console in Visual Studio, as it uses the NuGet module's version of Install-Package.
<PackageReference Include="EFCore6.0.AutomaticMigrations" Version="" />                
For projects that support PackageReference, copy this XML node into the project file to reference the package.
paket add EFCore6.0.AutomaticMigrations --version                
#r "nuget: EFCore6.0.AutomaticMigrations,"                
#r directive can be used in F# Interactive and Polyglot Notebooks. Copy this into the interactive tool or source code of the script to reference the package.
// Install EFCore6.0.AutomaticMigrations as a Cake Addin
#addin nuget:?package=EFCore6.0.AutomaticMigrations&version=

// Install EFCore6.0.AutomaticMigrations as a Cake Tool
#tool nuget:?package=EFCore6.0.AutomaticMigrations&version=                

About the package

Enable Automatic Migrations for Entity Framework Core for SQL Databases.


DbMigrationsOptions object allows to configure migration options:

 AutomaticMigrationDataLossAllowed - default true
 AutomaticMigrationsEnabled- default true

The package support following ways to apply the migrations:

  1. Using MigrateDatabaseToLatestVersion
  • Execute<TContext>(TContext context);
  • ExecuteAsync<TContext>(TContext context);
  • Execute<TContext, TMigrationsOptions>(TContext context, TMigrationsOptions options);
  • ExecuteAsync<TContext, TMigrationsOptions>(TContext context, TMigrationsOptions options);
  //Get context
  var context = services.GetRequiredService<YourContext>();   
  //Apply migrations
  1. Using Context extensions methods
  • MigrateToLatestVersion<TContext>(this TContext context);
  • MigrateToLatestVersionAsync<TContext>(this TContext context);
  • MigrateToLatestVersion<TContext, TMigrationsOptions>(this TContext context, TMigrationsOptions options);
  • MigrateToLatestVersionAsync<TContext, TMigrationsOptions>(this TContext context, TMigrationsOptions options);
  //Get context
  var context = services.GetRequiredService<YourContext>();
  //Apply migrations


  • Option to view all migrations
  • Apply different migrations version
Product Compatible and additional computed target framework versions.
.NET net6.0 is compatible.  net6.0-android was computed.  net6.0-ios was computed.  net6.0-maccatalyst was computed.  net6.0-macos was computed.  net6.0-tvos was computed.  net6.0-windows was computed.  net7.0 was computed.  net7.0-android was computed.  net7.0-ios was computed.  net7.0-maccatalyst was computed.  net7.0-macos was computed.  net7.0-tvos was computed.  net7.0-windows was computed.  net8.0 was computed.  net8.0-android was computed.  net8.0-browser was computed.  net8.0-ios was computed.  net8.0-maccatalyst was computed.  net8.0-macos was computed.  net8.0-tvos was computed.  net8.0-windows was computed. 
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Version Downloads Last updated 2,257 12/6/2021
6.0.0 249 12/6/2021

Update to support EF Core 6.0.0