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Database.AutoUpdateStatisticsEnabled Property

Gets or sets a value that specifies whether statistics are automatically updated for the database.

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

public bool AutoUpdateStatisticsEnabled { get; set; }

Property Value

Type: Boolean
A Boolean value that specifies the whether statistics are automatically updated for the database.If True, statistics are automatically updated for the database. Otherwise, False (default).



The AutoUpdateStatisticsEnabled property is equivalent to setting the AUTO_UPDATE_STATISTICS ON option in the ALTER DATABASE Transact-SQL statement.


'Connect to the local, default instance of SQL Server.
Dim srv As Server
srv = New Server

'Reference the AdventureWorks2012 database.
Dim db As Database
db = srv.Databases("AdventureWorks2012")

'Display the current options for statistics.
Console.WriteLine("Automatically create statistics = " + _
Console.WriteLine("Automatically update statistics = " + _


$srv = new-Object Microsoft.SqlServer.Management.Smo.Server("(local)")
$db = New-Object Microsoft.SqlServer.Management.Smo.Database
$db = $srv.Databases.Item("AdventureWorks2012")
Write-Host "Automatically create statistics =" $db.AutoCreateStatisticsEnabled
Write-Host "Automatically update statistics =" $db.AutoUpdateStatisticsEnabled

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