sys.dm_xe_session_targets (Transact-SQL)

Applies to: yesSQL Server (all supported versions)

Returns information about session targets.

Column name Data type Description
event_session_address varbinary(8) The memory address of the event session. Has a many-to-one relationship with sys.dm_xe_sessions.address. Is not nullable.
target_name nvarchar(60) The name of the target within a session. Is not nullable.
target_package_guid uniqueidentifier The GUID of the package that contains the target. Is not nullable.
execution_count bigint The number of times the target has been executed for the session. Is not nullable.
execution_duration_ms bigint The total amount of time, in milliseconds, that the target has been executing. Is not nullable.
target_data nvarchar(max) The data that the target maintains, such as event aggregation information. Is nullable.


Requires VIEW SERVER STATE permission on the server.

Relationship Cardinalities

From To Relationship
sys.dm_xe_session_targets.event_session_address sys.dm_xe_sessions.address Many-to-one

Change History

Updated content
Corrected the data type for the target_data column.
Corrected the description for the target_data column to indicate that the value is nullable.
Corrected the "Relationship Cardinalities" table.

See Also

Dynamic Management Views and Functions (Transact-SQL)