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Database.Triggers Property

Gets a collection of DatabaseDdlTrigger objects. Each DatabaseDdlTrigger object represents a trigger defined on the database.

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

function get Triggers () : DatabaseDdlTriggerCollection

Property Value

Type: Microsoft.SqlServer.Management.Smo.DatabaseDdlTriggerCollection
A DatabaseDdlTriggerCollection object that represents all the triggers defined on the database.

Database DDL triggers are defined at the database level, and are initiated by data definition language changes to the database. The insert, update, and delete triggers are defined at the table level.

Specific database DDL triggers can be referenced by using this collection by specifying the name of the database DDL trigger. To add a new database DDL trigger to the collection, call the database DDL trigger constructor DatabaseDdlTrigger.


'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 all the triggers in the database.
Dim tr As DatabaseDdlTrigger
For Each tr In db.Triggers


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

Foreach ($tr in $db.Triggers)
   Write-Host $tr.Name
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