Backup.BlockSize Property

Gets or sets the block size unit to be used when formatting tapes as part of a backup.

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

public int BlockSize { get; set; }
/** @property */
public int get_BlockSize ()

/** @property */
public void set_BlockSize (int value)

public function get BlockSize () : int

public function set BlockSize (value : int)

Property Value

An Int32 value that specifies the block size. By default, the value is set to zero.

When directing a backup to a file, BlockSize must correspond to the hardware sector size.

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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