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Server Element for Configuration (DTA)

Contains the identifying information for the server where you want Database Engine Tuning Advisor to evaluate the hypothetical configuration (specified by the Configuration element).

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Required once per Configuration element.

You can specify only one Server element for the Configuration element. This element is of the ServerType complexType name in the Database Engine Tuning Advisor. Do not confuse this Server element with the one that is the child of the DTAInput element. For more information, see Server Element (DTA).