Server.LinkedServers Property

Represents a collection of LinkedServer objects. Each LinkedServer object represents a linked server registered on the instance of SQL Server.

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

Syntax

'Declaration
<SfcObjectAttribute(SfcContainerRelationship.ObjectContainer, SfcContainerCardinality.ZeroToAny,  _
    GetType(LinkedServer))> _
Public ReadOnly Property LinkedServers As LinkedServerCollection
    Get
'Usage
Dim instance As Server
Dim value As LinkedServerCollection

value = instance.LinkedServers
[SfcObjectAttribute(SfcContainerRelationship.ObjectContainer, SfcContainerCardinality.ZeroToAny, 
    typeof(LinkedServer))]
public LinkedServerCollection LinkedServers { get; }
[SfcObjectAttribute(SfcContainerRelationship::ObjectContainer, SfcContainerCardinality::ZeroToAny, 
    typeof(LinkedServer))]
public:
property LinkedServerCollection^ LinkedServers {
    LinkedServerCollection^ get ();
}
[<SfcObjectAttribute(SfcContainerRelationship.ObjectContainer, SfcContainerCardinality.ZeroToAny, 
    typeof(LinkedServer))>]
member LinkedServers : LinkedServerCollection
function get LinkedServers () : LinkedServerCollection

Property Value

Type: Microsoft.SqlServer.Management.Smo.LinkedServerCollection
A LinkedServerCollection object that represents all the linked servers registered on the instance of SQL Server.

Remarks

The LinkedServers property points to the LinkedServerCollection object. You can use the collection to reference the linked servers registered on the instance of SQL Server.

Examples

Visual Basic

'Connect to the local, default instance of SQL Server.
Dim srv As Server
srv = New Server
'Display the linked servers.
Dim lksv As LinkedServer
For Each lksv In srv.LinkedServers
   Console.WriteLine(lksv.Name)

Next

PowerShell

$srv = new-object Microsoft.SqlServer.Management.Smo.Server("(local)")
foreach ($lksv in $srv.LinkedServers)
{
   Write-Host $lksv.Name
}