Server.DeleteBackupHistory Method (Int32)

Deletes the backup history for the specified media set.

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

public void DeleteBackupHistory (
	int mediaSetId
public void DeleteBackupHistory (
	int mediaSetId
public function DeleteBackupHistory (
	mediaSetId : int



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Use this method to remove backup history logs for a media set on the instance of SQL Server. If a media set is being retired, then use this method to remove the backup history only for that media set.

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 media set 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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