AllowOverwrite Element (XMLA)

Determines whether the parent Backup or Restore command attempts to overwrite the target file or database.

Syntax


<Backup> <!-- or Restore -->  
   ...  
   <AllowOverwrite>...</AllowOverwrite>  
   ...  
</Backup>  

Element Characteristics

Characteristic Description
Data type and length Boolean
Default value False
Cardinality 0-1: Optional element that can occur once and only once.

Element Relationships

Relationship Element
Parent elements Backup, Restore
Child elements None

Remarks

For Backup commands, the AllowOverwrite element determines whether the command can overwrite the backup file specified in the File element.

For Restore elements, the AllowOverwrite element determines whether the command can overwrite the Microsoft SQL Server Analysis Services database specified in the DatabaseName element.

See Also

DatabaseName Element (XMLA)
File Element (XMLA)
Properties (XMLA)