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TraceFile Class

The TraceFile class is a Trace object that represents a trace log file.

Namespace: Microsoft.SqlServer.Management.Trace
Assembly: Microsoft.SqlServer.ConnectionInfo (in microsoft.sqlserver.connectioninfo.dll)

[ComVisibleAttribute(false)] 
public class TraceFile : TraceReaderWriter
/** @attribute ComVisibleAttribute(false) */ 
public class TraceFile extends TraceReaderWriter
ComVisibleAttribute(false) 
public class TraceFile extends TraceReaderWriter

With the TraceFile object you can:

  • Read from a trace log file.

  • Write to a trace log file.

In addition to the Trace and Replay objects, the trace log file can be accessed manually with SQL Server Profiler Reference or using a set of Transact-SQL stored procedures called Introducing SQL Trace.

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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