Application.GetServerVersionEx Method

Returns the edition, product level, and other values that indicate the version of SSIS installed.

Namespace: Microsoft.SqlServer.Dts.Runtime
Assembly: Microsoft.SqlServer.ManagedDTS (in microsoft.sqlserver.manageddts.dll)

Public Sub GetServerVersionEx ( _
	server As String, _
	<OutAttribute> ByRef editionID As Integer, _
	<OutAttribute> ByRef ssisEditionID As DTSProductLevel, _
	<OutAttribute> ByRef productVersion As String, _
	<OutAttribute> ByRef productLevel As String _
public void GetServerVersionEx (
	String server, 
	/** @attribute OutAttribute() */ /** @ref */ int editionID, 
	/** @attribute OutAttribute() */ /** @ref */ DTSProductLevel ssisEditionID, 
	/** @attribute OutAttribute() */ /** @ref */ String productVersion, 
	/** @attribute OutAttribute() */ /** @ref */ String productLevel
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The name of the server to get the product version information from.


An out parameter containing an integer that indicates the edition of the product. The mapping of the editionID to the edition name is shown in the Remarks section.


An out parameter containing a value from the DTSProductLevel enumeration.


An out parameter containing the build number as seen in Help / About, formatted as


An out parameter providing the service pack level of the SSIS server.

New: 5 December 2005


Edition Name


Standard Edition


Enterprise Edition


Developer Edition


Enterprise Evaluation Edition

The following example shows the values returned for each out parameter

Imports System 
Imports System.Collections.Generic 
Imports System.Text 
Imports Microsoft.SqlServer.Dts.Runtime 
Namespace Microsoft.SqlServer.SSIS.Samples 

    Class Program 

        Shared Sub Main(ByVal args As String()) 
            Dim servernName As String = "yourServerName" 
            Dim ed As Integer 
            Dim prodLevel As DTSProductLevel = New DTSProductLevel 
            Dim prodVersion As String 
            Dim prodReleaseLevel As String 
            Dim app As Application = New Application 
            app.GetServerVersionEx(servernName, ed, prodLevel, prodVersion, prodReleaseLevel) 

            Console.WriteLine("servernName: {0}", servernName) 
            Console.WriteLine("Edition: {0}", ed) 
            Console.WriteLine("prodLevel: {0}", prodLevel) 
            Console.WriteLine("prodVersion: {0}", prodVersion) 
            Console.WriteLine("prodReleaseLevel {0}", prodReleaseLevel) 
        End Sub 
    End Class 
End Namespace

Sample Output:

serverName: <your server name>

Editon: 4

prodLevel: Enterprise

prodVersion: 9.00.1306.00

prodReleaseLevel: CTP16

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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