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Server.PingSqlServerVersion Method (String)

Gets the version number of the instance of Microsoft SQL Server.

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

public ServerVersion PingSqlServerVersion (
	string serverName
public ServerVersion PingSqlServerVersion (
	String serverName
public function PingSqlServerVersion (
	serverName : String
) : ServerVersion



A String value that specifies the name of the instance of SQL Server.

Return Value

A ServerVersion object value that specifies the version of the instance of SQL Server.

This namespace, class, or member is supported only in version 2.0 of the Microsoft .NET Framework.

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