ForeignKeyColumn Class

The ForeignKeyColumn object represents a Microsoft SQL Server foreign key column.

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

Syntax

'Declaration
Public NotInheritable Class ForeignKeyColumn
    Inherits NamedSmoObject
public sealed class ForeignKeyColumn : NamedSmoObject
public ref class ForeignKeyColumn sealed : public NamedSmoObject
public final class ForeignKeyColumn extends NamedSmoObject
public final class ForeignKeyColumn extends NamedSmoObject

Remarks

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

To get ForeignKeyColumn object properties, users can be a member of the public fixed server role.

To set ForeignKeyColumn object properties, users must have ALTER permission on the parent table or be a member of the db_owner fixed database role.

To create or drop a foreign key column, users must have ALTER permission on the parent table or be a member of the db_owner fixed database role.

Inheritance Hierarchy

System.Object
   Microsoft.SqlServer.Management.Smo.SmoObjectBase
     Microsoft.SqlServer.Management.Smo.SqlSmoObject
       Microsoft.SqlServer.Management.Smo.NamedSmoObject
        Microsoft.SqlServer.Management.Smo.ForeignKeyColumn

Example

How to: Create, Alter, and Remove a Foreign Key in Visual Basic .NET

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

ForeignKeyColumn Members
Microsoft.SqlServer.Management.Smo Namespace

Other Resources

Creating, Altering, and Removing Foreign Keys
Creating and Modifying FOREIGN KEY Constraints
CREATE TABLE (Transact-SQL)