Gets or sets a Boolean property value that determines whether Microsoft SQL Server will keep the tape open after the backup or restore operation.
Assembly: Microsoft.SqlServer.SmoExtended (in Microsoft.SqlServer.SmoExtended.dll)
Whenproperty is set to True, SQL Server will keep a tape drive open and positioned, thereby preventing the overhead of rewinding and scanning a tape. This is useful in situations where a tape is repeatedly used.
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