SMO Sample: Backup database to Mirrors

Purpose of sample: Backup database to various mirrors

Server svr = new Server();

Backup b = new Backup();

b.BackupSetDescription = "Set description";
b.Action = BackupActionType.Database;
b.BackupSetName = "Backup set #1";
b.Database = "msdb";
b.MediaDescription = "Media description";
b.MediaName = "Media name";
b.Devices.AddDevice(@"c:\back1a.bak", DeviceType.File);
b.Devices.AddDevice(@"c:\back1b.bak", DeviceType.File);

BackupDeviceList[] la = new BackupDeviceList[2];

BackupDeviceList l1 = new BackupDeviceList();
l1.AddDevice(@"c:\back2a.bak", DeviceType.File);
l1.AddDevice(@"c:\back2b.bak", DeviceType.File);

BackupDeviceList l2 = new BackupDeviceList();
l2.AddDevice(@"c:\back3a.bak", DeviceType.File);
l2.AddDevice(@"c:\back3b.bak", DeviceType.File);

la[0] = l1;
la[1] = l2;
b.Mirrors = la;

b.FormatMedia =

b.Initialize = true;
b.SkipTapeHeader = true;


Disclaimer: this sample doesn't handle exceptions and may not function as expected. Use at own risk. It is good practice to test an application before using it in production.