Index.Alter Method (IndexOperation)

Updates any Index object property changes on the instance of Microsoft SQL Server for a specified index operation.

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

public void Alter (
	IndexOperation operation
public void Alter (
	IndexOperation operation
public function Alter (
	operation : IndexOperation



An IndexOperation object value that specifies the index operation that can be altered.

The Alter method updates any changes that have been made to the properties of the Index object since the Index object was created, or since the last Alter statement. The modifications are combined and sent to the instance of SQL Server in a single network trip to the instance of SQL Server.

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

How to: Create a Non-Clustered, Composite Index in Visual Basic .NET

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.

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