Database.SetOnline Method

Sets the database online.

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

Syntax

'Declaration
Public Sub SetOnline
'Usage
Dim instance As Database

instance.SetOnline()
public void SetOnline()
public:
void SetOnline()
member SetOnline : unit -> unit
public function SetOnline()

Remarks

When the database is offline, you can use this method to bring it back online.

Examples

VB

'Connect to the local, default instance of SQL Server.
Dim srv As Server
srv = New Server

'Reference the AdventureWorks2012 database.
Dim db As Database
db = srv.Databases("AdventureWorks2012")

'Take the database offline
db.SetOffline()

'Bring the database back online.
db.SetOnline()

PowerShell

$srv = new-Object Microsoft.SqlServer.Management.Smo.Server("(local)")
$db = New-Object Microsoft.SqlServer.Management.Smo.Database
$db = $srv.Databases.Item("AdventureWorks2012")

$db.SetOffline()
$db.SetOnline()

See Also

Reference

Database Class

Microsoft.SqlServer.Management.Smo Namespace

Other Resources

Working with Database Objects

Creating, Altering, and Removing Databases

ALTER DATABASE (Transact-SQL)