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sys.dm_server_memory_dumps (Transact-SQL)

Returns one row for each memory dump file generated by the SQL Server Database Engine. Use this dynamic management view to troubleshoot potential issues.

Column name

Data type

Description

filename

nvarchar(256)

Path and name of the memory dump file. Cannot be null.

creation_time

datetimeoffset(7)

Date and time the file was created. Cannot be null.

size_in_bytes

bigint

Size (in bytes ) of the file. Is nullable.

The dump type may be a minidump, all-thread dump, or a full dump. The files have an extension of .mdmp.

Dump files might contain sensitive information. To help protect sensitive information, you can use an access control list (ACL) to restrict access to the files, or copy the files to a folder that has restricted access. For example, before you send your debug files to Microsoft support services, we recommend that you remove any sensitive or confidential information.

Permissions

Requires VIEW SERVER STATE permission.

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