SmoApplication Class

The SmoApplication class represents a Microsoft SQL Server Management Objects (SMO) application with respect to event management.

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

public class SmoApplication
public class SmoApplication
public class SmoApplication

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The SmoApplication object can be used to enumerate all the instances of SQL Server available to the application.

Events reside on the SmoApplication object.

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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