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Database.Rename Method

Renames the database.

Namespace:  Microsoft.SqlServer.Management.Smo
Assembly:  Microsoft.SqlServer.Smo (in Microsoft.SqlServer.Smo.dll)

public void Rename(
	string newName
)

Parameters

newName
Type: System.String
A string value that specifies the new name of the database.

Implements

IRenamable.Rename(String)

Note:   An alternative to renaming the database is to create a synonym for the database.

'Connect to the local, default instance of SQL Server.
Dim srv As Server
srv = New Server

'Reference the AdventureWorks database.
Dim db As Database
db = srv.Databases("AdventureWorks")

'Rename the database
db.Rename("AdventureWorks2")

'Refresh the properties on the database.
db.Refresh()
db.Rename("AdventureWorks")
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