Database.SetOwner Method (String, Boolean)
Assembly: Microsoft.SqlServer.Smo (in microsoft.sqlserver.smo.dll)
A String value that specifies the Microsoft SQL Server logon that is the new database owner.
A Boolean property value that specifies to override if the specified logon is already a user in the database.
If True, the user who has the specified logon is dropped from the database and made into the database owner.
If False, an error occurs.
Updated text: 17 July 2006
You can set the database owner to a server login account. If the specified login is already a user in the database, you either must remove it first, or set the overrideIfAleadyUser parameter to True.
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") 'Set the owner to a valid logon. When True, the second 'parameter will override if the proposed login is 'already defined as a user on the database. db.SetOwner(lstr, True)