Restore.SqlVerifyLatest Method (Server, out String)

Verifies the most recent backup but does not restore it, checks to see that the backup set is complete and the entire backup is readable, and returns an error message.

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

public bool SqlVerifyLatest (
	Server srv,
	out string errorMessage
public boolean SqlVerifyLatest (
	Server srv, 
	/** @attribute OutAttribute() */ /** @ref */ String errorMessage
JScript does not support passing value-type arguments by reference.



A Server object that represents the Microsoft SQL Server instance targeted by the restore operation.


A String value that contains the error message when the method has completed running. This is an output parameter.

Return Value

A Boolean value indicating whether targeted backup set is readable and complete. If True, the backup set was successfully verified. If False, the attempt to verify the backup set was unsuccessful.

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

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