DependencyWalker.DiscoverDependencies Method (SqlSmoObject[], DependencyType)


Creates a hierarchical object tree that represents the parent or child dependent relationships for a specified object array of SQL Server objects on the instance of SQL Server.

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

public DependencyTree DiscoverDependencies(
	SqlSmoObject[] objects,
	DependencyType dependencyType


Type: Microsoft.SqlServer.Management.Smo.SqlSmoObject[]

A SqlSmoObject object array value that specifies the SQL Server objects for which to discover the dependent relationships.

Type: Microsoft.SqlServer.Management.Smo.DependencyType

A DependencyType object value that specifies the direction of the dependency discovery operation.

Return Value

Type: Microsoft.SqlServer.Management.Smo.DependencyTree

A DependencyTree object that specifies the hierarchical SQL Server object tree.

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