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FILEGROUP_ID (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 identification (ID) number for a specified filegroup name.

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

Topic link icon Transact-SQL Syntax Conventions

FILEGROUP_ID ( 'filegroup_name' )

' filegroup_name '

Is an expression of type sysname that represents the filegroup name for which to return the filegroup ID.

filegroup_name corresponds to the name column in the sys.filegroups catalog view.

The following example returns the filegroup ID for the filegroup named PRIMARY in the AdventureWorks2012 database.

SELECT FILEGROUP_ID('PRIMARY') AS [Filegroup ID];
GO

Here is the result set.

Filegroup ID

------------

1

(1 row(s) affected)

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