Database.SetOwner Database.SetOwner Database.SetOwner Method

Definition

Sets the database owner.

Overloads

SetOwner(String) SetOwner(String) SetOwner(String)

Sets the database owner.

SetOwner(String, Boolean) SetOwner(String, Boolean) SetOwner(String, Boolean)

Sets the database owner.

SetOwner(String) SetOwner(String) SetOwner(String)

Sets the database owner.

public:
 void SetOwner(System::String ^ loginName);
public void SetOwner (string loginName);
Public Sub SetOwner (loginName As String)
Parameters
loginName
String String String

A String value that specifies the SQL Server logon that is the new database owner.

Examples

VB

'Connect to the local, default instance of SQL Server.  
Dim srv As Server  
srv = New Server  

'Reference the AdventureWorks2012 database.  
Dim db As Database  
db = srv.Databases("AdventureWorks2012")  

'Set the owner to a valid logon. When True, the second   
'parameter will override if the proposed login is   
'already defined as a user on the database.  
db.SetOwner(lstr, True)  

PowerShell

$srv = new-Object Microsoft.SqlServer.Management.Smo.Server("(local)")  
$db = New-Object Microsoft.SqlServer.Management.Smo.Database  
$db = $srv.Databases.Item("AdventureWorks2012")  

$db.SetOwner(lstr, $TRUE)  

Remarks

You can set the database owner to a server login account. If the specified login is already a user in the database, you must either remove it first, or use the SetOwner overload and set the overrideIfAleadyUser parameter to True.

SetOwner(String, Boolean) SetOwner(String, Boolean) SetOwner(String, Boolean)

Sets the database owner.

public:
 void SetOwner(System::String ^ loginName, bool overrideIfAlreadyUser);
public void SetOwner (string loginName, bool overrideIfAlreadyUser);
Public Sub SetOwner (loginName As String, overrideIfAlreadyUser As Boolean)
Parameters
loginName
String String String

A String value that specifies the SQL Server logon that is the new database owner.

overrideIfAlreadyUser
Boolean Boolean Boolean

A Boolean property value that specifies to override if the specified logon is already a user in the database.

If True, the user who has the specified logon is dropped from the database and made into the database owner.

If False, an error occurs.

Examples

VB

'Connect to the local, default instance of SQL Server.  
Dim srv As Server  
srv = New Server  

'Reference the AdventureWorks2012 database.  
Dim db As Database  
db = srv.Databases("AdventureWorks2012")  

'Set the owner to a valid logon. When True, the second   
'parameter will override if the proposed login is   
'already defined as a user on the database.  
db.SetOwner(lstr, True)  

PowerShell

$srv = new-Object Microsoft.SqlServer.Management.Smo.Server("(local)")  
$db = New-Object Microsoft.SqlServer.Management.Smo.Database  
$db = $srv.Databases.Item("AdventureWorks2012")  

$db.SetOwner(lstr, $TRUE)  

Remarks

You can set the database owner to a server login account. If the specified login is already a user in the database, you either must remove it first, or set the overrideIfAleadyUser parameter to True.

Applies to