Server.PingSqlServerVersion Method (String, String, String)

Get the version number of the specified instance of SQL Server using the specified login and password to gain access.

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

Syntax

'Declaration
Public Function PingSqlServerVersion ( _
    serverName As String, _
    login As String, _
    password As String _
) As ServerVersion
'Usage
Dim instance As Server
Dim serverName As String
Dim login As String
Dim password As String
Dim returnValue As ServerVersion

returnValue = instance.PingSqlServerVersion(serverName, _
    login, password)
public ServerVersion PingSqlServerVersion(
    string serverName,
    string login,
    string password
)
public:
ServerVersion^ PingSqlServerVersion(
    String^ serverName, 
    String^ login, 
    String^ password
)
member PingSqlServerVersion : 
        serverName:string * 
        login:string * 
        password:string -> ServerVersion 
public function PingSqlServerVersion(
    serverName : String, 
    login : String, 
    password : String
) : ServerVersion

Parameters

  • serverName
    Type: System.String
    A String value that specifies the name of the instance of SQL Server.

Return Value

Type: Microsoft.SqlServer.Management.Common.ServerVersion
A ServerVersion object value that specifies the version of the instance of SQL Server.

Examples

C#

Server srv = new Server("(local)");
Console.WriteLine(srv.PingSqlServerVersion("(local)", "SampleLogin", "SampePassword"));

PowerShell

$srv = new-object Microsoft.SqlServer.Management.Smo.Server("(local)", "SampleLogin", "SamplePassword")
Write-Host $srv.PingSqlServerVersion("(local)")