ObjectDefinition Element (XMLA)

Contains one or more Analysis Services Scripting Language (ASSL) elements, used to create or alter objects on an instance of Microsoft SQL Server Analysis Services.

Syntax


<Create> <!-- or Alter -->  
   ...  
   <ObjectDefinition>  
      <!-- One or more ASSL elements -->  
   </ObjectDefinition>  
   ...  
</Create>  

Element Characteristics

Characteristic Description
Data type and length None
Default value None
Cardinality 0-1: Optional element that can occur once and only once.

Element Relationships

Relationship Element
Parent elements Alter, Create
Child elements Required ASSL elements. One or more ASSL elements, used to define Analysis Services objects. For more information about ASSL, see Properties (XMLA).

Remarks

Example

The following example creates an empty database named Test Database on an Analysis Services instance.


      <Create xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/analysisservices/2003/engine">  
   <ObjectDefinition>  
      <Database xmlns:xsd="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema" xmlns:xsi="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema-instance">  
         <Name>Test Database</Name>  
         <Description>A test database.</Description>  
      </Database>  
   </ObjectDefinition>  
</Create>  

See Also

Properties (XMLA)