DataSourceID Element (XMLA)

Identifies a data source used by a Location element during a Backup, Restore, or Synchronize command.



Element Characteristics

Characteristic Description
Data type and length String
Default value None
Cardinality 1-1: Required element that occurs once and only once.

Element Relationships

Relationship Element
Parent elements Location
Child elements None


The DataSourceID element contains the name of the data source on the source instance that identifies the remote instance on which remote partition information is to be backed up, restored, or synchronized.

For more information about backing up and restoring remote partitions, see Backing Up, Restoring, and Synchronizing Databases (XMLA).

See Also

ConnectionString Element (XMLA)
DataSourceType Element (XMLA)
Properties (XMLA)