I am unsing entity framework in my web application. Earlier everything was working fine. But then I deleted database from Sql Server. After that whenever I run the application, I get the following exception :
The underlying provider failed on open entity framework
Isn't it true that if we delete the database from Sql Server and again run the application, database is again created?
Can you show some details about connection string. I basically want to check the authentication you are using. Demo for setting a typical authentication : http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff649314.aspx
Another possibility can be with connection pooling. Try explicitly closing the connection(if there are any open connections)
Entity framework will recreate your database on application start assuming the following: