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Database.SetOffline Method

Sets the database offline.

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

public void SetOffline ()
public void SetOffline ()
public function SetOffline ()

Updated text: 17 July 2006

When the database is online, you can use this method to take it offline.

This namespace, class, or member is supported only in version 2.0 of the Microsoft .NET Framework.

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

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

'Take the database offline

'Bring the database back online.

Any public static (Shared in Microsoft Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.

Development Platforms

For a list of the supported platforms, see Hardware and Software Requirements for Installing SQL Server 2005.

Target Platforms



17 July 2006

Changed content:
  • Added text to the Remarks section.

  • Added code to the Example section.

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