AdomdConnection.GetSchemaDataSet Method (String, AdomdRestrictionCollection)


Updated: March 10, 2016

Returns schema information from a data source by using a schema name to identify which schema to retrieve and by applying any specified restrictions to the information.

Namespace:   Microsoft.AnalysisServices.AdomdClient
Assembly:  Microsoft.AnalysisServices.AdomdClient (in Microsoft.AnalysisServices.AdomdClient.dll)

public DataSet GetSchemaDataSet(
	string schemaName,
	AdomdRestrictionCollection restrictions


Type: System.String

The name of the schema to be retrieved.

Type: Microsoft.AnalysisServices.AdomdClient.AdomdRestrictionCollection

A collection of AdomdRestriction objects that specifies the values for the restriction columns used by the schema table.

Return Value

Type: System.Data.DataSet

A DataSet that represents the contents of the specified OLE DB schema table.

The schema table is returned as a DataSet that has the same format as the OLE DB schema rowset specified by the schemaName parameter. Use the restrictions parameter to filter the rows to be returned in the DataSet. (For example, you can specify cube name and dimension name restrictions for the dimensions schema.)


If the schema contains nested rowsets, more tables may be returned in the DataSet.

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