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Backup.LogTruncation Property

Gets or sets the method used to truncate the database log as part of the backup operation.

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

public BackupTruncateLogType LogTruncation { get; set; }
/** @property */
public BackupTruncateLogType get_LogTruncation ()

/** @property */
public void set_LogTruncation (BackupTruncateLogType value)

public function get LogTruncation () : BackupTruncateLogType

public function set LogTruncation (value : BackupTruncateLogType)

Property Value

A BackupTruncateLogType object value that specifies the log truncation option that has been selected. By default, the value is set to Truncate.

You can use the BackupTruncateLogType object to select one of the following log truncation options:

  • Truncate only. The log is truncated and is not backed up.

  • No truncate. The log is backed up and is not truncated.

  • Truncate (default). The log is backed up, and is then truncated.

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