DbStorageLocation Element

APPLIES TO:yesSQL Server Analysis ServicesyesAzure Analysis Services

Specifies the folder where Analysis Services creates and manages all the database data and metadata files.

Syntax


<Database>  
...  
   <ddl100_100:DbStorageLocation>...</ddl100_100:DbStorageLocation>  
...  
</Database>  

Element Characteristics

Characteristic Description
Data type and length String
Default value ""
Cardinality 0-1: Optional element that can occur one time only.

Element Relationships

Relationship Element
Parent elements Database
Child elements None

Remarks

The DbStorageLocation database property must be set to an existing UNC folder path or an empty string. An empty string is the default server data folder. If the folder doesn't exist, an error will be raised when executing a Create, Attach, or Alter command.

In addition, the DbStorageLocation database property cannot be set to point to the server data folder or any of its subfolders. If the location points to the server data folder or any of its subfolders, an error will be raised when executing a Create, Attach, or Alter command.

See Also

DbStorageLocation
Attach and Detach Analysis Services Databases