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FILEGROUP_NAME (Transact-SQL)

Applies To: SQL Server 2014, SQL Server 2016 Preview

Topic Status: Some information in this topic is preview and subject to change in future releases. Preview information describes new features or changes to existing features in Microsoft SQL Server 2016 Community Technology Preview 2 (CTP2).

Returns the filegroup name for the specified filegroup identification (ID) number.

Applies to: SQL Server (SQL Server 2008 through current version).

Topic link icon Transact-SQL Syntax Conventions

FILEGROUP_NAME ( filegroup_id )

filegroup_id

Is the filegroup ID number for which to return the filegroup name. filegroup_id is smallint.

nvarchar(128)

filegroup_id corresponds to the data_space_id column in the sys.filegroups catalog view.

The following example returns the filegroup name for the filegroup ID 1 in the AdventureWorks2012 database.

SELECT FILEGROUP_NAME(1) AS [Filegroup Name];
GO

Here is the result set.

Filegroup Name 
-----------------------
PRIMARY

(1 row(s) affected)

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