Trace File Properties (General Tab)

Use the General tab of the Trace File Properties dialog box to view the properties of a trace file.

To view this window, open a trace file. Then on the File menu, click Properties.


  • File name
    The path and name of the trace file displayed.

  • Trace provider name
    Shows the name of the instance of SQL Server that was traced.

  • Trace provider type
    Shows the server type that provided the trace.

  • version
    Shows the version of the server that provided the trace.

  • File size (KB)
    The size of the trace file in kilobytes (KB).

  • Created
    The date and time the trace file was created.

  • Modified
    The date and time the trace file was modified.