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Restore.ReplaceDatabase Property

Gets or sets a Boolean value that specifies whether a restore operation creates a new image of the restored database.

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

public bool ReplaceDatabase { get; set; }

Property Value

Type: Boolean
A Boolean value that specifies whether a new image of the restored database will be created.If True, a new image of the database is created. The image is created regardless of the presence of an existing database with the same name.If False (default), a new image of the database is not created by the restore operation. The database that is targeted by the restore operation must exist on an instance of SQL Server.

The following code example sets the restore operation to create a new image of the restored database.

VB

Dim rs As Restore
rs = New Restore
rs.ReplaceDatabase = true

PowerShell

$rs = new-object Microsoft.SqlServer.Management.Smo.Restore
$rs.ReplaceDatabast = $TRUE
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