Server.PingSqlServerVersion Method (String, String, String)

Get the version number of the specified instance of Microsoft SQL Server using the specified login and password to gain access.

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

public ServerVersion PingSqlServerVersion (
	string serverName,
	string login,
	string password
public ServerVersion PingSqlServerVersion (
	String serverName, 
	String login, 
	String password
public function PingSqlServerVersion (
	serverName : String, 
	login : String, 
	password : String
) : ServerVersion



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


A String value that specifies the login


A String value that specifies the login password.

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

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