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Server.DeleteBackupHistory Method (String)

Deletes the backup history for the specified database.

Namespace:  Microsoft.SqlServer.Management.Smo
Assembly:  Microsoft.SqlServer.Smo (in Microsoft.SqlServer.Smo.dll)
'Declaration
Public Sub DeleteBackupHistory ( _
	database As String _
)
'Usage
Dim instance As Server 
Dim database As String

instance.DeleteBackupHistory(database)

Parameters

database
Type: System.String
A String value that specifies the name of the database for which the backup history is deleted.

Use this method to remove backup history logs for a specific database on the instance of SQL Server.

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

'Delete backup history from the database specified.
srv.DeleteBackupHistory("AdventureWorks2012")

PowerShell

$srv = new-object Microsoft.SqlServer.Management.Smo.Server("(local)")
$srv.DeleteBackupHistory("AdventureWorks2012")
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