Server.InstanceName Property

Gets the instance name of the instance of Microsoft SQL Server.

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

public string InstanceName { get; }
/** @property */
public String get_InstanceName ()

public function get InstanceName () : String

Property Value

A String value that specifies the instance name of the instance of SQL Server.

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The InstanceName property specifies the name of the instance of SQL Server. This is usually the computer name but it may be a named instance that was specified during setup.

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


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



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