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FILEPROPERTY (Transact-SQL)

Returns the specified file name property value when a file name and property name are specified.

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FILEPROPERTY ( file_name , property )

file_name

Is an expression that contains the name of the file associated with the current database for which to return property information. file_name is nchar(128).

property

Is an expression that contains the name of the file property to return. property is varchar(128), and can be one of the following values.

Value Description Value returned

IsReadOnly

Filegroup is read-only.

1 = True

0 = False

NULL = Input is not valid.

IsPrimaryFile

File is the primary file.

1 = True

0 = False

NULL = Input is not valid.

IsLogFile

File is a log file.

1 = True

0 = False

NULL = Input is not valid.

SpaceUsed

Amount of space that is used by the specified file.

Number of pages allocated in the file

file_name corresponds to the name column in the sys.master_files or sys.database_files catalog view.

The following example returns the setting for the IsPrimaryFile property for the AdventureWorks_Data file name in the AdventureWorks database.

USE AdventureWorks;
GO
SELECT FILEPROPERTY('AdventureWorks_Data', 'IsPrimaryFile')AS [Primary File];
GO

Here is the result set.

Primary File 
-------------
1
(1 row(s) affected)
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