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Index.DropAndMove Method (String, StringCollection)


Drops a clustered index and moves the underlying table data to the partition scheme with the specified partition scheme parameters.

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

public void DropAndMove(
	string partitionScheme,
	StringCollection partitionSchemeParameters


Type: System.String

A String value that specifies the partition scheme.

Type: System.Collections.Specialized.StringCollection

A StringCollection object that specifies the parameters for the partition scheme

The OnlineIndexOperation and MaximumDegreeOfParallelism properties affect this method. The parent Table object needs to be refreshed by calling the Refresh method to reflect the latest state, because this will not be updated by this method automatically.


Indexes based on the UserDefinedTableType object cannot be modified and running this method will generate an exception.

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