Route Properties (General Page)

Displays the properties of the selected Service Broker route. Routes specify the network name of a destination service. Service Broker communication paths can traverse multiple computers; each computer has a route pointing to the next computer in the path. This page is accessed by right-clicking an existing route in Object Explorer and clicking Properties.


  • Name
    The name of the route. The name must be unique within the database.

  • ID
    An integer that identifies the route within the database.

  • Owner
    The database principal that owns the route. The principal specified in the AUTHORIZATION clause of CREATE ROUTE or ALTER ROUTE.

  • Broker instance
    The unique identifier that Service Broker assigned to the database hosting the destination service.

  • Expiration date
    The date and time the route expires.

  • Address
    Specifies the network address that is either the destination computer or the next computer in the route.

  • Mirror address
    The network address of a mirrored copy of the destination service specified in the route.

  • Remote service
    Name of the Service Broker service the route uses on the destination computer specified in Address.