ExpirationDate Property

Backup.ExpirationDate Property

Gets or sets the date and time when the backup set expires and the backup data is no longer considered relevant.

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

public DateTime ExpirationDate { get; set; }
/** @property */
public DateTime get_ExpirationDate ()

/** @property */
public void set_ExpirationDate (DateTime value)

public function get ExpirationDate () : DateTime

public function set ExpirationDate (value : DateTime)

Property Value

A DateTime object value that specifies the expiration date. By default, the value is unspecified.

The ExpirationDate property is valid only for backup data stored on disk or tape devices. Backup sets older than the expiration date can be overwritten by a later backup.

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.

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