FILEGROUP_ID (Transact-SQL)

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

This function returns the filegroup identification (ID) number for a specified filegroup name.

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Syntax

FILEGROUP_ID ( 'filegroup_name' )   

Arguments

filegroup_name An expression of type sysname, representing the filegroup name whose filegroup ID FILEGROUP_ID will return.

Return Types

int

Remarks

filegroup_name corresponds to the name column in the sys.filegroups catalog view.

Examples

This example returns the filegroup ID for the filegroup named PRIMARY in the AdventureWorks2012 database.

SELECT FILEGROUP_ID('PRIMARY') AS [Filegroup ID];  
GO  

Here is the result set.

Filegroup ID  
------------  
1  

(1 row(s) affected)

See Also

FILEGROUP_NAME (Transact-SQL)
Metadata Functions (Transact-SQL)
sys.filegroups (Transact-SQL)