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Backup.Action Property

Gets or sets the type of backup to be performed.

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

public BackupActionType Action { get; set; }
/** @property */
public BackupActionType get_Action ()

/** @property */
public void set_Action (BackupActionType value)

public function get Action () : BackupActionType

public function set Action (value : BackupActionType)

Property Value

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.

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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