Database.CheckTables Method

Tests the integrity of database pages for all tables and indexes defined on the tables of the database.

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

public StringCollection CheckTables (
	RepairType repairType
public StringCollection CheckTables (
	RepairType repairType
public function CheckTables (
	repairType : RepairType
) : StringCollection



A RepairType object value that specifies the repair options.

Return Value

A StringCollection object value that contains a report about the integrity of the tables and indexes in the database.

Updated text: 17 July 2006

This method is equivalent to the DBCC CHECKTABLE Transact-SQL command.

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
'Reference the AdventureWorks database.
Dim db As Database
db = srv.Databases("AdventureWorks")
'Note, to use the StringCollection type the System.Collections.Specialized system namespace must be included in the imports statements.
Dim sc As StringCollection
'Run the CheckTables method and display the results from the returned StringCollection variable.
sc = db.CheckTables(RepairType.None)
Dim c As Integer
For c = 0 To sc.Count - 1

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



17 July 2006

Changed content:
  • Added text to the Remarks section.

  • Added code to the Example section.