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Server.DetachedDatabaseInfo Method

Returns information about a detached database file.

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

public DataTable DetachedDatabaseInfo (
	string mdfName
)
public DataTable DetachedDatabaseInfo (
	String mdfName
)
public function DetachedDatabaseInfo (
	mdfName : String
) : DataTable

Parameters

mdfName

A String value that specifies the detached database file.

Return Value

A DataTable system object value that contains a list of information about a detached database file. The table describes the different columns of the returned DataTable.

Column

Data type

Description

DatabaseName

String

The name of the database.

DatabaseVersion

String

The version of the database.

Collation

String

The number of the collation that is used with the database.

Updated text:

This namespace, class, or member is supported only in version 2.0 of the Microsoft .NET Framework.


'Connect to the local, default instance of SQL Server.
Dim srv As Server
srv = New Server
Dim owner As String
Dim logstr as String
Dim datastr as String
owner = srv.Databases("AdventureWorks").Owner

'Detach the AdventureWorks database.
srv.DetachDatabase("AdventureWorks", False, False)

'Display information about the detached database.
Dim d As DataTable
Datastr = "C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server"
Datastr = datastr + "\MSSQL.1\MSSQL\Data\AdventureWorks_Data.mdf"
Logstr = "C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server"
Logstr = datastr + "\MSSQL.1\MSSQL\Data\AdventureWorks_Log.ldf"
d = srv.DetachedDatabaseInfo(datastr)
Dim r As DataRow
Dim c As DataColumn
For Each r In d.Rows
    Console.WriteLine("==========================")
    For Each c In r.Table.Columns
        Console.WriteLine(c.ColumnName + " = " + r(c).ToString)
    Next
Next

'Check whether the file is a detached primary file.
Console.WriteLine(srv.IsDetachedPrimaryFile(datastr))

'Attach the database
Dim sc As StringCollection
sc = New StringCollection
sc.Add(datastr)
sc.Add(logstr)
srv.AttachDatabase("AdventureWorks", sc, owner, AttachOptions.None)

Any public static (Shared in Microsoft Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.

Development Platforms

For a list of the supported platforms, see Hardware and Software Requirements for Installing SQL Server 2005.

Target Platforms

Release

History

New content:
  • Added code sample to the Example section.

  • Added to the description in the Remarks section.

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