Database.ValidateAllPlanGuides Method (DataTable%)

Verifies the validity of the execution plans associated with the database and returns validation report.

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


Public Function ValidateAllPlanGuides ( _
    <OutAttribute> ByRef errorInfo As DataTable _
) As Boolean
Dim instance As Database 
Dim errorInfo As DataTable 
Dim returnValue As Boolean 

returnValue = instance.ValidateAllPlanGuides(errorInfo)
public bool ValidateAllPlanGuides(
    out DataTable errorInfo
bool ValidateAllPlanGuides(
    [OutAttribute] DataTable^% errorInfo
member ValidateAllPlanGuides : 
        errorInfo:DataTable byref -> bool
public function ValidateAllPlanGuides(
    errorInfo : DataTable
) : boolean


  • errorInfo
    Type: System.Data.DataTable%
    A reference to DataTable object value that contains detailed information about the validation errors for each execution plan that is associated with the database.

Return Value

Type: System.Boolean
A Boolean value that determines whether all of the execution plans are valid.


If the method is unsuccessful, you can run the method again with the output parameter that contains detailed information about each execution plan.

See Also


Database Class

ValidateAllPlanGuides Overload

Microsoft.SqlServer.Management.Smo Namespace

Other Resources

sys.fn_validate_plan (Transact-SQL)

Plan Guides