restorefilegroup (Transact-SQL)

APPLIES TO: yesSQL Server (starting with 2008) noAzure SQL Database noAzure SQL Data Warehouse noParallel Data Warehouse

Contains one row for each restored filegroup. This table is stored in the msdb database.

Column name Data type Description
restore_history_id int Unique identification number that identifies the corresponding restore operation. References restorehistory(restore_history_id).
filegroup_name nvarchar(128) Name of the filegroup being restored. Can be NULL.

When a database is reverted to a database snapshot, this value is populated in the same way as for a full restore.


To reduce the number of rows in this table and in other backup and history tables, execute the sp_delete_backuphistory stored procedure.

See Also

Backup and Restore Tables (Transact-SQL)
restorefile (Transact-SQL)
restorehistory (Transact-SQL)
System Tables (Transact-SQL)