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EnumAvailableMedia Method

This feature will be removed in a future version of Microsoft SQL Server. Avoid using this feature in new development work, and plan to modify applications that currently use this feature.

The EnumAvailableMedia method returns a QueryResults object that enumerates media visible by an instance of Microsoft SQL Server.


object
.EnumAvailableMedia( [ MediaType ] )as QueryResults

object

Expression that evaluates to an object in the Applies To list.

MediaType

Long integer that optionally restricts output as described in Settings.

HRESULT EnumAvailableMedia(
LPSQLDMOQUERYRESULTS* ppResults,
SQLDMO_MEDIA_TYPE MediaType = SQLDMOMedia_All);

Set the optional MediaType parameter using these SQLDMO_MEDIA_TYPE values.

Constant Value Description

SQLDMOMedia_All

15

Default. List all media.

SQLDMOMedia_CDROM

8

List visible CD-ROM devices.

SQLDMOMedia_FixedDisk

2

List visible fixed disk drive devices.

SQLDMOMedia_Floppy

1

List visible floppy disk drive devices.

SQLDMOMedia_SharedFixedDisk

16

List visible fixed disk drive devices shared on a clustered computer.

SQLDMOMedia_Tape

4

List visible tape devices.

A QueryResults object that contains one result set defined by these columns.

Column Data type Description

name

nvarchar(256)

Mapped name of the media.

low free

integer

Interpreted as an unsigned value. Low-order double word of available media resource.

high free

integer

Interpreted as an unsigned value. High order double word of available media resource.

media type

tinyint

Interpreted using the SQL-DMO enumerated data type SQLDMO_MEDIA_TYPE.

The SQLDMOMedia_SharedFixedDisk constant is only valid when used with an instance of SQL Server 2000 or later.

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