sys.fulltext_document_types (Transact-SQL)

Applies to: yesSQL Server (all supported versions) YesAzure SQL Database

Returns a row for each document type that is available for full-text indexing operations. Each row represents the IFilter interface that is registered in the instance of SQL Server.

Column name Data type Description
document_type sysname The file extension of the supported document type.

This value can be used to identify the filter that will be used during full-text indexing of columns of type varbinary(max) or image.
class_id uniqueidentifier GUID of the IFilter class that supports file extension.
path nvarchar(260) The path to the IFilter DLL. The path is only visible to members of the serveradmin fixed server role.
version sysname Version of the IFilter DLL.
manufacturer sysname Name of the IFilter manufacturer.

Note: Only documents with the manufacturer as Microsoft are supported on SQL Database.


The visibility of the metadata in catalog views is limited to securables that a user either owns or on which the user has been granted some permission.

See Also

Catalog Views (Transact-SQL)