BackupDeviceType BackupDeviceType BackupDeviceType Enum


The BackupDeviceType enumeration contains values that are used to specify the backup device type.

public enum class BackupDeviceType
public enum BackupDeviceType
Public Enum BackupDeviceType


CDRom CDRom CDRom 7

Identified for informational purposes only. Not supported. Future compatibility is not guaranteed.

Disk Disk Disk 2

Device is a disk file created on the hard disk.

FloppyA FloppyA FloppyA 3

Device is a disk file created on the removable media in a floppy disk drive.

FloppyB FloppyB FloppyB 4

Device is a disk file create on the removable media in drive B

Pipe Pipe Pipe 6

Device is a named pipe.

Tape Tape Tape 5

Device is a tape drive.

Unknown Unknown Unknown 100

The device is unknown.

Url Url Url 9

Device is a URL.


Backing Up and Restoring Databases and Transaction Logs


The BackupDeviceType enumeration class is served by the BackupDevice class.

Applies to