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Settings Class

The Settings object represents a group of configurable settings on the instance of Microsoft SQL Server.

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

public sealed class Settings : SqlSmoObject, IAlterable, IScriptable
public final class Settings extends SqlSmoObject implements IAlterable, IScriptable
public final class Settings extends SqlSmoObject implements IAlterable, IScriptable

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

To get Settings object properties, users can be a member of the public fixed server role.

To set Settings object properties, users must be a member of the sysadmin fixed server role.

'Connect to the local, default instance of SQL Server.
Dim srv As Server
srv = New Server
'Display information about the instance of SQL Server in Information and Settings.
Console.WriteLine("OS Version = " & srv.Information.OSVersion)
Console.WriteLine("State = " & srv.Settings.State.ToString)
'Display information specific to the current user in UserOptions.
Console.WriteLine("Quoted Identifier support = " & srv.UserOptions.QuotedIdentifier)
'Modify server settings in Settings.

srv.Settings.LoginMode = ServerLoginMode.Integrated
'Modify settings specific to the current connection in UserOptions.
srv.UserOptions.AbortOnArithmeticErrors = True
'Run the Alter method to make the changes on the instance of SQL Server.

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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