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Server.Information Property

Gets information about the instance of Microsoft SQL Server.

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

public Information Information { get; }
/** @property */
public Information get_Information ()

public function get Information () : Information

Property Value

An Information object that specifies information about the instance of SQL Server.

Updated text:

The Information property points to the Information object that stores read-only information about the SQL Server installation. This includes information about the operating system, the version of the product, and the physical location of the installation.

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
'Display information about the instance of SQL Server in Information and Settings.
Console.WriteLine("OS Version = " & srv.Information.OSVersion)
Console.WriteLine("State = " & srv.Settings.State.ToString)
'Display information specific to the current user in UserOptions.
Console.WriteLine("Quoted Identifier support = " & srv.UserOptions.QuotedIdentifier)
'Modify server settings in Settings.

srv.Settings.LoginMode = ServerLoginMode.Integrated
'Modify settings specific to the current connection in UserOptions.
srv.UserOptions.AbortOnArithmeticErrors = True
'Run the Alter method to make the changes on the instance of SQL Server.
srv.Alter()

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.

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  • Added to the description in the Remarks section.

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