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BackupDeviceType Enumeration

 

Applies To: SQL Server 2016 Preview

The BackupDeviceType enumeration contains values that are used to specify the backup device type.

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

public enum BackupDeviceType

Member nameDescription
CDRom

Identified for informational purposes only. Not supported. Future compatibility is not guaranteed.

Disk

Device is a disk file created on the hard disk.

FloppyA

Device is a disk file created on the removable media in a floppy disk drive.

FloppyB

Device is a disk file create on the removable media in drive B

Pipe

Device is a named pipe.

Tape

Device is a tape drive.

Unknown

The device is unknown.

Url

Device is a URL.

The BackupDeviceType enumeration class is served by the BackupDevice class.

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