Server.InstanceName Property

Gets the instance name of the instance of Microsoft SQL Server.

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

Syntax

'Declaration
Public ReadOnly Property InstanceName As String
public string InstanceName { get; }
public:
property String^ InstanceName {
    String^ get ();
}
/** @property */
public String get_InstanceName ()
public function get InstanceName () : String

Property Value

A String value that specifies the instance name of the instance of SQL Server.

Remarks

Updated text:

The InstanceName property specifies the name of the instance of SQL Server. This is usually the computer name but it may be a named instance that was specified during setup.

This namespace, class, or member is supported only in version 2.0 of the Microsoft .NET Framework.

Example

Console.WriteLine(srv.InstanceName)

Thread Safety

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.

Platforms

Development Platforms

For a list of the supported platforms, see Hardware and Software Requirements for Installing SQL Server 2005.

Target Platforms

For a list of the supported platforms, see Hardware and Software Requirements for Installing SQL Server 2005.

See Also

Reference

Server Class
Server Members
Microsoft.SqlServer.Management.Smo Namespace

Other Resources

How to: Get and Set a Property in Visual Basic .NET
Setting Properties
Managing Servers

Change History

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