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Restore.SqlVerify Method (Server, Boolean, out String)

Checks the media on the Microsoft SQL Server instance represented by the specified Server object, loads backup history information into the history tables, and returns an error message.

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

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



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


A Boolean value that specifies whether the history tables will be populated with pertinent backup information.

If True, the history tables are populated.

If False, the history tables are not populated.


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