Backup.SkipTapeHeader Property

Gets or sets Boolean property that determines whether the tape header is read.

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

public bool SkipTapeHeader { get; set; }

Property Value

Type: System.Boolean
A Boolean value that specifies whether the tape header is read.
If True, a media name recorded on the medium is not selected. The backup set is appended to the medium.
If False (default), a recorded media name is selected.

SMO implements backup media initialization using the Initializeproperty. When Initialize is True, SkipTapeHeader enables or disables logic that prevents overwrite of unexpired backup sets on a medium.

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