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Server Constructor (String)

Initializes a new instance of the Server class with the specified name.

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

public Server (
	string name
public Server (
	String name
public function Server (
	name : String



A String value that specifies the name of the instance of Microsoft SQL Server.

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Use this constructor when the required instance of SQL Server is not the local, default instance. You can use this method when the SQL Server instance is local, but is not the default installation. You can also use this method for remote instances of SQL Server.

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

'Connect to a remote instance of SQL Server.
Dim srv As Server
'The strServer string variable contains the name of a remote instance of SQL Server.
srv = New Server(strServer)
'The actual connection is made when a property is retrieved. 
'The connection is automatically disconnected when the Server variable goes out of scope.

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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