SQL Server Management Objects (SMO)

SQL Server Management Objects (SMO) is a collection of objects that are designed for programming all aspects of managing Microsoft SQL Server. SQL Server Replication Management Objects (RMO) is a collection of objects that encapsulates SQL Server replication management.

Topic Description

Creating SMO Programs

Programming Specific Tasks

Provides information about programming the SMO objects in the Microsoft.SqlServer.management, Microsoft.SqlServer.Management.NotificationServices, Microsoft.SqlServer.Management.Smo, Microsoft.SqlServer.Management.Smo.Agent, Microsoft.SqlServer.Management.Smo.Broker, Microsoft.SqlServer.Management.Smo.Mail, Microsoft.SqlServer.Management.Smo.RegisteredServers, Microsoft.SqlServer.Management.Smo.Wmi, and Microsoft.SqlServer.Management.Trace namespaces.

This includes instructions to write programs that define databases and manage SQL Server. You can use SMO to create databases, perform backups, create jobs, configure SQL Server, assign permissions, and to perform many other administrative tasks.

Replication Programming

Provides information about programming the RMO objects in the Microsoft.SqlServer.Replication namespace.

See Also

Other Resources

Replication Programming

Help and Information

Getting SQL Server 2005 Assistance