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PipelineBuffer.GetBytes Method

Gets the array of bytes stored in a buffer column.

This API is not CLS-compliant. 

Namespace:  Microsoft.SqlServer.Dts.Pipeline
Assembly:  Microsoft.SqlServer.PipelineHost (in Microsoft.SqlServer.PipelineHost.dll)

public byte[] GetBytes(
	int columnIndex


Type: Int32
The index of the column.

Return Value

Type: Byte[]
The array of bytes stored in the buffer column.

The GetBytes method retrieves the array of bytes from the buffer column.

This method works with the DT_BYTES data type in Integration Services.

If the value column is null, the PipelineBuffer produces a ColumnIsNullException. Check for null by calling the IsNull method.

For a complete list of Integration Services data types and the corresponding Get and Set methods of the PipelineBuffer class to use with each type, see Working with Data Types in the Data Flow.

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