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Database::CreateDate Property


Gets the date that the database was created.

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

[SfcPropertyAttribute(SfcPropertyFlags::None | SfcPropertyFlags::Standalone | SfcPropertyFlags::SqlAzureDatabase | SfcPropertyFlags::Matrix)]
property DateTime CreateDate {
	virtual DateTime get() sealed;

Property Value

Type: System::DateTime

A DateTime object value that specifies the date when the database was created.


'Connect to the local, default instance of SQL Server.
Dim srv As Server
srv = New Server

'Reference the AdventureWorks2012 database.
Dim db As Database
db = srv.Databases("AdventureWorks2012")

'Display date data for the database.
Console.WriteLine("Created on " + db.CreateDate)
Console.WriteLine("Last backed up on " + db.LastBackupDate)
Console.WriteLine("Log last backed up on " + db.LastLogBackupDate)


$srv = new-Object Microsoft.SqlServer.Management.Smo.Server("(local)")
$db = New-Object Microsoft.SqlServer.Management.Smo.Database
$db = $srv.Databases.Item("AdventureWorks2012")

Write-Host $db.Name
Write-Host "Created on" $db.CreateDate
Write-Host "Last backed up on" $db.LastBackupDate
Write-Host "Log last backed up on" $db.LastLogBackupDate

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