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Server.InstallDataDirectory Property

Gets the local Windows directory where the installation data is stored for the instance of SQL Server.

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

'Declaration
<SfcPropertyAttribute(SfcPropertyFlags.None Or SfcPropertyFlags.Standalone Or SfcPropertyFlags.Matrix)> _
Public ReadOnly Property InstallDataDirectory As String 
	Get
'Usage
Dim instance As Server 
Dim value As String 

value = instance.InstallDataDirectory

Property Value

Type: String
A String object that specifies the local directory where the installation data is stored for the instance of SQL Server.

C#

Server srv = new Server("(local)");
Console.WriteLine("SQL Server installation data is stored in the " + srv.FileStreamShareName.ToString() + " directory.");

PowerShell

$srv = new-Object Microsoft.SqlServer.Management.Smo.Server("(local)")
Write-Host "SQL Server installation data is stored in the" $srv.FileStreamShareName "directory."

Reference

Planning a SQL Server Installation

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