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Database.UserDefinedFunctions Property

Represents a collection of UserDefinedFunction objects. Each UserDefinedFunction object represents a user-defined function on the database.

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

[SfcObjectAttribute(SfcContainerRelationship.ObjectContainer, SfcContainerCardinality.ZeroToAny, 
	typeof(UserDefinedFunction), SfcObjectFlags.Design)]
public UserDefinedFunctionCollection UserDefinedFunctions { get; }

Property Value

Type: Microsoft.SqlServer.Management.Smo.UserDefinedFunctionCollection
A UserDefinedFunctionCollection object that represents all the user-defined functions on the database.

Specific user-defined functions can be referenced by using this collection by specifying the name of the user-defined function. To add a new user-defined function to the collection, call the user-defined function constructor UserDefinedFunction.


'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")

'Display all the user defined functions in the database.
Dim udf As UserDefinedFunction
For Each udf In db.UserDefinedFunctions


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

Foreach ($udf in $db.UserDefinedFunctions)
   Write-Host $udf.Name

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