Database.DefaultSchema Property

Gets the default schema of the user.

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

Syntax

'Declaration
<SfcPropertyAttribute(SfcPropertyFlags.None Or SfcPropertyFlags.Expensive Or SfcPropertyFlags.Standalone Or SfcPropertyFlags.SqlAzureDatabase Or SfcPropertyFlags.Design)> _
Public Property DefaultSchema As String 
    Get 
    Set
'Usage
Dim instance As Database 
Dim value As String 

value = instance.DefaultSchema

instance.DefaultSchema = value
[SfcPropertyAttribute(SfcPropertyFlags.None|SfcPropertyFlags.Expensive|SfcPropertyFlags.Standalone|SfcPropertyFlags.SqlAzureDatabase|SfcPropertyFlags.Design)]
public string DefaultSchema { get; set; }
[SfcPropertyAttribute(SfcPropertyFlags::None|SfcPropertyFlags::Expensive|SfcPropertyFlags::Standalone|SfcPropertyFlags::SqlAzureDatabase|SfcPropertyFlags::Design)]
public:
property String^ DefaultSchema {
    String^ get ();
    void set (String^ value);
}
[<SfcPropertyAttribute(SfcPropertyFlags.None|SfcPropertyFlags.Expensive|SfcPropertyFlags.Standalone|SfcPropertyFlags.SqlAzureDatabase|SfcPropertyFlags.Design)>]
member DefaultSchema : string with get, set
function get DefaultSchema () : String 
function set DefaultSchema (value : String)

Property Value

Type: System.String
A String value that specifies the default database schema for the user.

Remarks

The database and database objects are created in the context of the default schema unless another schema is specified.

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")

'Display information about the database.
Console.WriteLine("Name = " + db.Name.ToString)
Console.WriteLine("ID = " + db.ID.ToString)
Console.WriteLine("Owner = " + db.Owner.ToString)
Console.WriteLine("Parent = " + db.Parent.ToString)
Console.WriteLine("State = " + db.State.ToString)
Console.WriteLine("Status = " + db.Status.ToString)
Console.WriteLine("User Name = " + db.UserName.ToString)
Console.WriteLine("DBO Login = " + db.DboLogin.ToString)
Console.WriteLine("Version = " + db.Version.ToString)
Console.WriteLine("Service Broker = " + _
db.ServiceBroker.ToString)
Console.WriteLine("Replication Options = " + _
db.ReplicationOptions.ToString)
Console.WriteLine("Default File Group = " + _
db.DefaultFileGroup.ToString)
Console.WriteLine("Default FTS catalog = " + _
db.DefaultFullTextCatalog.ToString)
Console.WriteLine("Default Schema = " + _
db.DefaultSchema.ToString)

PowerShell

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

Write-Host "Name =" $db.Name
Write-Host "ID =" $db.ID
Write-Host "Owner =" $db.Ownder
Write-Host "Parent =" $db.Parent
Write-Host "State =" $db.State
Write-Host "Status =" $db.Status
Write-Host "User Name =" $db.UserName
Write-Host "DBO Login =" $db.DboLogin
Write-Host "Version =" $db.Version
Write-Host "Service Broker =" $db.ServiceBroker
Write-Host "Replication Options =" $db.ReplicationOptions
Write-Host "Default File Group =" $db.DefaultFileGroup
Write-Host "Default FTS catalog =" $db.DefaultFullTextCatalog
Write-Host "Default Schema =" $db.DefaultSchema

See Also

Reference

Database Class

Microsoft.SqlServer.Management.Smo Namespace

Other Resources

Working with Database Objects

Creating, Altering, and Removing Schemas

Creating, Altering, and Removing Databases

CREATE DATABASE (Transact-SQL)