BackupDeviceItem Class

The BackupDeviceItem object provides programmatic access to named SQL Server backup devices.

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


Public Class BackupDeviceItem _
    Implements IComparable
Dim instance As BackupDeviceItem
public class BackupDeviceItem : IComparable
public ref class BackupDeviceItem : IComparable
type BackupDeviceItem =  
        interface IComparable
public class BackupDeviceItem implements IComparable


With the BackupDeviceItem object, you can do the following:

  • Access the backup device by name.

  • Verify whether two named backup devices are the same.

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Thread Safety

Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.