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AlertCategory Class

 

Applies To: SQL Server 2016 Preview

The AlertCategory class contains attributes that allow alerts to be categorized.

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


public sealed class AlertCategory : CategoryBase

NameDescription
System_CAPS_pubmethodAlertCategory()

Initializes a new instance of the AlertCategory class.

System_CAPS_pubmethodAlertCategory(JobServer, String)

Initializes a new instance of the AlertCategory class on the specified instance of the SQL Server Agent and with the specified name.

NameDescription
System_CAPS_pubpropertyID

Gets the ID value that uniquely identifies the alert category.

System_CAPS_pubpropertyName

Gets or sets the name of the object.(Inherited from NamedSmoObject.)

System_CAPS_pubpropertyParent

Gets the JobServer object that is the parent of the AlertCategory object.

System_CAPS_pubpropertyProperties

Gets a collection of Property objects that represent the object properties.(Inherited from SqlSmoObject.)

System_CAPS_pubpropertyState

Gets the state of the referenced object.(Inherited from SmoObjectBase.)

System_CAPS_pubpropertyUrn

Gets the Uniform Resource Name (URN) address value that uniquely identifies the object.(Inherited from SqlSmoObject.)

System_CAPS_pubpropertyUserData

Gets or sets user-defined data associated with the referenced object.(Inherited from SmoObjectBase.)

NameDescription
System_CAPS_pubmethodCreate()

Creates the job category, the operator category, or the alert category based on the JobCategory object, the OperatorCategory object, or the AlertCategory object respectively.(Inherited from CategoryBase.)

System_CAPS_pubmethodDiscover()

Discovers a list of type Object.(Inherited from SqlSmoObject.)

System_CAPS_pubmethodDrop()

Removes an existing job category, operator category, or alert category.(Inherited from CategoryBase.)

System_CAPS_pubmethodEquals(Object)

(Inherited from Object.)

System_CAPS_protmethodFormatSqlVariant(Object)

Formats an object as T: Microsoft.Data.Schema.Sql.DataGenerator.SqlVariant type.(Inherited from SqlSmoObject.)

System_CAPS_protmethodGetContextDB()

Gets the context database that is associated with this object.(Inherited from SqlSmoObject.)

System_CAPS_protmethodGetDBName()

Gets the database name that is associated with the object.(Inherited from AgentObjectBase.)

System_CAPS_pubmethodGetHashCode()

(Inherited from Object.)

System_CAPS_protmethodGetPropValue(String)

Gets a property value of the SqlSmoObject object.(Inherited from SqlSmoObject.)

System_CAPS_protmethodGetPropValueOptional(String)

Gets a property value of the SqlSmoObject object.(Inherited from SqlSmoObject.)

System_CAPS_protmethodGetPropValueOptionalAllowNull(String)

Gets a property value of the SqlSmoObject object.(Inherited from SqlSmoObject.)

System_CAPS_protmethodGetServerObject()

Gets the server of the SqlSmoObject object.(Inherited from SqlSmoObject.)

System_CAPS_pubmethodGetType()

(Inherited from Object.)

System_CAPS_pubmethodInitialize()

Initializes the object and forces the properties be loaded.(Inherited from SqlSmoObject.)

System_CAPS_pubmethodInitialize(Boolean)

Initializes the object and forces the properties be loaded.(Inherited from SqlSmoObject.)

System_CAPS_protmethodIsObjectInitialized()

Verifies whether the object has been initialized.(Inherited from SqlSmoObject.)

System_CAPS_protmethodIsObjectInSpace()

Verifies whether the object is isolated or connected to the instance of SQL Server.(Inherited from SqlSmoObject.)

System_CAPS_pubmethodRefresh()

Refreshes the object and retrieves properties when the object is next accessed.(Inherited from SqlSmoObject.)

System_CAPS_pubmethodRename(String)

Renames the job category, the operator category, or the alert category.(Inherited from CategoryBase.)

System_CAPS_pubmethodScript()

Generates a Transact-SQL script that can be used to re-create the job category, the operator category, or the alert category.(Inherited from CategoryBase.)

System_CAPS_pubmethodScript(ScriptingOptions)

Generates a Transact-SQL script that can be used to re-create the job category, the operator category, or the alert category as specified by the scripting options.(Inherited from CategoryBase.)

System_CAPS_protmethodSetParentImpl(SqlSmoObject)

Sets the parent of the SqlSmoObject to the newParent parameter.(Inherited from SqlSmoObject.)

System_CAPS_pubmethodToString()

Returns a String that represents the referenced object.(Inherited from SqlSmoObject.)

System_CAPS_pubmethodValidate(String, Object[])

Validates the state of an object.(Inherited from SmoObjectBase.)

NameDescription
System_CAPS_pubeventPropertyChanged

Represents the event that occurs when a property is changed.(Inherited from SqlSmoObject.)

System_CAPS_pubeventPropertyMetadataChanged

Represents the event that occurs when property metadata changes.(Inherited from SqlSmoObject.)

NameDescription
System_CAPS_pubinterfaceSystem_CAPS_privmethodIAlienObject.Discover()

Discovers any dependencies.

Do not reference this member directly in your code. It supports the SQL Server infrastructure.(Inherited from SqlSmoObject.)

System_CAPS_pubinterfaceSystem_CAPS_privmethodIAlienObject.GetDomainRoot()

Returns the root of the domain.(Inherited from SqlSmoObject.)

System_CAPS_pubinterfaceSystem_CAPS_privmethodIAlienObject.GetParent()

Gets the parent of this object. Do not reference this member directly in your code. It supports the SQL Server infrastructure.(Inherited from SqlSmoObject.)

System_CAPS_pubinterfaceSystem_CAPS_privmethodIAlienObject.GetPropertyType(String)

Gets the type of the specified property.(Inherited from SqlSmoObject.)

System_CAPS_pubinterfaceSystem_CAPS_privmethodIAlienObject.GetPropertyValue(String, Type)

Gets the value of the specified property.(Inherited from SqlSmoObject.)

System_CAPS_pubinterfaceSystem_CAPS_privmethodIAlienObject.GetUrn()

Gets the Unified Resource Name (URN) of the object.

Do not reference this member directly in your code. It supports the SQL Server infrastructure.(Inherited from SqlSmoObject.)

System_CAPS_pubinterfaceSystem_CAPS_privmethodIAlienObject.Resolve(String)

Gets the instance that contains the information about the object from the Unified Resource Name (URN) of the object.(Inherited from SqlSmoObject.)

System_CAPS_pubinterfaceSystem_CAPS_privmethodIAlienObject.SetObjectState(SfcObjectState)

Sets the object state to the specified SfcObjectState value.(Inherited from SqlSmoObject.)

System_CAPS_pubinterfaceSystem_CAPS_privmethodIAlienObject.SetPropertyValue(String, Type, Object)

Sets the property value.(Inherited from SqlSmoObject.)

System_CAPS_pubinterfaceSystem_CAPS_privmethodISfcPropertyProvider.GetPropertySet()

Gets the interface reference to the set of properties of this object.

Do not reference this member directly in your code. It supports the SQL Server infrastructure.(Inherited from SqlSmoObject.)

SQL Server Agent categories provide optional attributes that are used to distinguish groups of alerts.

With the AlertCategory object, you can:

  • Create groupings for alerts.

The category name must be unique.

To get AlertCategory object properties, users must be a member of SQLAgentUserRole database role on the MSDB database or be a member of the sysadmin fixed server role.

To set AlertCategory object properties, users must be a member of the sysadmin fixed server role.

To create or drop an alert category, users must be a member of the sysadmin fixed server role.

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

Legacy Code Example

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

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