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Server.KillDatabase Method

Deletes the specified database and drops any active connection.

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

public void KillDatabase (
	string database
public void KillDatabase (
	String database
public function KillDatabase (
	database : String



A String value that specifies the name of the database.

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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
'Stop all processes running on the AdventureWorks database.
'Stop the AventureWorks database.
'Stop the specified process with ID 52.

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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