sysopentapes (Transact-SQL)

THIS TOPIC APPLIES TO:yesSQL Server (starting with 2008)noAzure SQL DatabasenoAzure SQL Data Warehouse noParallel Data Warehouse

Contains one row for each currently open tape device. This view is stored in the master database.

Important

This system table is included as a view for backward compatibility. Instead, use the sys.dm_io_backup_tapes (Transact-SQL) dynamic management view.

Note

You cannot drop the sysopentapes view.

Column name Data type Description
openTape nvarchar(64) Physical file name of open tape device. For more information about opening and releasing tape devices, see BACKUP (Transact-SQL) and RESTORE (Transact-SQL).

Permissions

The user needs VIEW SERVER STATE permission on the server.