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FILEGROUP_ID (Transact-SQL)

FILEGROUP_ID (Transact-SQL)

 

Applies To: SQL Server 2014, SQL Server 2016 Preview

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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