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Database.CheckAllocations Method

Scans all pages of the referenced database and tests pages to help ensure integrity.

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

public StringCollection CheckAllocations(
	RepairType repairType


Type: Microsoft.SqlServer.Management.Smo.RepairType
A RepairType object value that specifies the repair options.

Return Value

Type: System.Collections.Specialized.StringCollection
A StringCollection object value that contains a report about the allocations in the database.

This method is equivalent to the DBCC CHECKALLLOC Transact-SQL statement.


'Connect to the local, default instance of SQL Server.
Dim srv As Server
srv = New Server
'Reference the AdventureWorks2008R2 database.
Dim db As Database
db = srv.Databases("AdventureWorks2008R2")
'Note, to use the StringCollection type the System.Collections.Specialized system namespace must be included in the imports statements.
Dim sc As StringCollection
'Run the CheckTables method and display the results from the returned StringCollection variable.
sc = db.CheckTables(RepairType.None)
Dim c As Integer
For c = 0 To sc.Count - 1


$srv = new-Object Microsoft.SqlServer.Management.Smo.Server("(local)")
$db = New-Object Microsoft.SqlServer.Management.Smo.Database
$db = $srv.Databases.Item("AdventureWorks2008R2")

$sc = new-object System.Collections.Specialized.StringCollection
$sc = $db.CheckTables([Microsoft.SqlServer.Management.Smo.RepairType]'None')
$c = 0
For ($c=0; $c -le $sc.Count - 1; $c++)
   Write-Host $sc.Item($c)
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