Server.DeleteBackupHistory Method (String)

Deletes the backup history for the specified database.

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

public void DeleteBackupHistory (
	string database
public void DeleteBackupHistory (
	String database
public function DeleteBackupHistory (
	database : String



A String value that specifies the name of the database for which the backup history is deleted.

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Use this method to remove backup history logs for a specific database on the instance of SQL Server.

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 srv2 As Server
srv2 = New Server

'Delete backup history from the database specified.

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



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