BackupDeviceItem Class

The BackupDeviceItem object provides programmatic access to named SQL Server backup devices.

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

public class BackupDeviceItem : IComparable

With the BackupDeviceItem object, you can do the following:

  • Access the backup device by name.

  • Verify whether two named backup devices are the same.


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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