Restore::StandbyFile Property


Gets or sets the name of an undo file that is used as part of the imaging strategy for an instance of SQL Server.

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

property String^ StandbyFile {
	String^ get();
	void set(String^ value);

Property Value

Type: System::String^

A String that specifies the name of the undo file.

Database log restoration with undo is available against a read-only image of a SQL Server database and offers one strategy for maintaining a standby image of critical instances.

The following code example sets the location of a backup file that can be used as an undo file for the database restore operation.


Dim rs As Restore
rs = New Restore
rs.StandbyFile = "C:\AdventureWorks2012Backup.bak"


$rs = new-object Microsoft.SqlServer.Management.Smo.Restore
$rs.StandbyFile = "C:\AdventureWorks2012Backup.bak"
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