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BackupDeviceType Enumeration

The BackupDeviceType enumeration contains values that are used to specify the backup device type.

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

public enum BackupDeviceType

Member nameDescription
CDRomIdentified for informational purposes only. Not supported. Future compatibility is not guaranteed.
DiskDevice is a disk file created on the hard disk.
FloppyADevice is a disk file created on the removable media in a floppy disk drive.
FloppyBDevice is a disk file create on the removable media in drive B
PipeDevice is a named pipe.
TapeDevice is a tape drive.
UnknownThe device is unknown.

The BackupDeviceType enumeration class is served by the BackupDevice class.

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