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BackupRestoreBase.SetPassword Method (String)

Sets the password for a backup set.

Namespace: Microsoft.SqlServer.Management.Smo
Assembly: Microsoft.SqlServer.Smo (in microsoft.sqlserver.smo.dll)

public void SetPassword (
	string value
public void SetPassword (
	String value
public function SetPassword (
	value : String



A String value that specifies the password for the backup set.

Use passwords to protect the backup sets if the backup medium is used to back up several databases with different owners.

This namespace, class, or member is supported only in version 2.0 of the Microsoft .NET Framework.

Any public static (Shared in Microsoft Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.

Development Platforms

For a list of the supported platforms, see Hardware and Software Requirements for Installing SQL Server 2005.

Target Platforms