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BackupDeviceType Enumeration
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BackupDeviceType Enumeration

The BackupDeviceType enumeration contains values that are used to specify the backup device type.

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

public enum BackupDeviceType
public enum BackupDeviceType
public enum BackupDeviceType

Member nameDescription
CDRomReserved for future use.
DiskDevice is a disk file created on the hard disk.
FloppyADevice is a disk file created on the removable media in a floppy disk drive.
FloppyBDevice is a disk file create on the removable media in drive B
PipeDevice is a named pipe.
TapeDevice is a tape drive.
UnknownDevice type is not valid.

The BackupDeviceType enumeration class is served by the BackupDevice class.

This namespace, class, or member is supported only in version 2.0 of the Microsoft .NET Framework.

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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