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sysfiles

SQL Server 2000

Contains one row for each file in a database. This system table is a virtual table; it cannot be updated or modified directly.

Column name Data type Description
fileid smallint File identification number unique for each database.
groupid smallint Filegroup identification number.
size int Size of the file (in 8-KB pages).
maxsize int Maximum file size (in 8-KB pages). A value of 0 indicates no growth, and a value of -1 indicates that the file should grow until the disk is full.
growth int Growth size of the database. A value of 0 indicates no growth. Can be either the number of pages or the percentage of file size, depending on value of status. If status contains 0x100000, then growth is the percentage of file size; otherwise, it is the number of pages.
status int Status bits for the growth value in either megabytes (MB) or kilobytes (K).

0x1 = Default device.
0x2 = Disk file.
0x40 = Log device.
0x80 = File has been written to since last backup.
0x4000 = Device created implicitly by the
CREATE DATABASE statement.
0x8000 = Device created during database
creation.
0x100000 = Growth is in percentage, not pages.

perf int Reserved.
name nchar(128) Logical name of the file.
filename nchar(260) Name of the physical device, including the full path of the file.

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