Backup.Action Property

Gets or sets the type of backup to be performed.

Namespace:  Microsoft.SqlServer.Management.Smo
Assembly:  Microsoft.SqlServer.SmoExtended (in Microsoft.SqlServer.SmoExtended.dll)

public BackupActionType Action { get; set; }

Property Value

Type: Microsoft.SqlServer.Management.Smo.BackupActionType
A BackupActionType object representing the type of backup to be performed. By default the value is set to Database.

Microsoft SQL Server can back up an entire database, that portion of a database changed after the last backup, one or more operating system files containing table or index data, or the transaction log of a database.

The value of the Action property determines applicability and interpretation of related Backup object properties.

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