Trace File Properties (General Tab)

Trace File Properties (General Tab)

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Use the General tab of the Trace File Properties dialog box to view the properties of a trace file.

To view this window, open a trace file. Then on the File menu, click Properties.

File name

The path and name of the trace file displayed.

Trace provider name

Shows the name of the instance of SQL Server that was traced.

Trace provider type

Shows the server type that provided the trace.


Shows the version of the server that provided the trace.

File size (KB)

The size of the trace file in kilobytes (KB).


The date and time the trace file was created.


The date and time the trace file was modified.

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