LinkedServer LinkedServer LinkedServer Class

Definition

Instance class encapsulating : Server[@Name='']/LinkedServer

[Microsoft.SqlServer.Management.Facets.EvaluationMode(Microsoft.SqlServer.Management.Dmf.AutomatedPolicyEvaluationMode.CheckOnSchedule)]
[Microsoft.SqlServer.Management.Sdk.Sfc.Metadata.SfcElement(Microsoft.SqlServer.Management.Sdk.Sfc.Metadata.SfcElementFlags.Standalone)]
[Microsoft.SqlServer.Management.Sdk.Sfc.PhysicalFacet]
public sealed class LinkedServer : Microsoft.SqlServer.Management.Smo.NamedSmoObject, Microsoft.SqlServer.Management.Common.IAlterable, Microsoft.SqlServer.Management.Common.ICreatable, Microsoft.SqlServer.Management.Common.IDropIfExists, Microsoft.SqlServer.Management.Common.IDroppable, Microsoft.SqlServer.Management.Sdk.Sfc.ISfcSupportsDesignMode, Microsoft.SqlServer.Management.Smo.IScriptable
type LinkedServer = class
    inherit NamedSmoObject
    interface ISfcSupportsDesignMode
    interface ICreatable
    interface IDroppable
    interface IDropIfExists
    interface IAlterable
    interface IScriptable
Public NotInheritable Class LinkedServer
Inherits NamedSmoObject
Implements IAlterable, ICreatable, IDropIfExists, IDroppable, IScriptable, ISfcSupportsDesignMode
Inheritance
Attributes
EvaluationModeAttribute Microsoft.SqlServer.Management.Sdk.Sfc.Metadata.SfcElementAttribute PhysicalFacetAttribute
Implements

Constructors

LinkedServer() LinkedServer() LinkedServer()
LinkedServer(Server, String) LinkedServer(Server, String) LinkedServer(Server, String)

Properties

Catalog Catalog Catalog
CollationCompatible CollationCompatible CollationCompatible
CollationName CollationName CollationName
ConnectTimeout ConnectTimeout ConnectTimeout
DataAccess DataAccess DataAccess
DatabaseEngineEdition DatabaseEngineEdition DatabaseEngineEdition

Returns the DatabaseEngineEdition of the SMO object

(Inherited from SqlSmoObject)
DatabaseEngineType DatabaseEngineType DatabaseEngineType

Returns the DatabaseEngineType of the SMO object

(Inherited from SqlSmoObject)
DataSource DataSource DataSource
DateLastModified DateLastModified DateLastModified
DistPublisher DistPublisher DistPublisher
Distributor Distributor Distributor
ExecuteForScalar ExecuteForScalar ExecuteForScalar Inherited from SqlSmoObject
ExecutionManager ExecutionManager ExecutionManager Inherited from SqlSmoObject
ID ID ID
IsPromotionofDistributedTransactionsForRPCEnabled IsPromotionofDistributedTransactionsForRPCEnabled IsPromotionofDistributedTransactionsForRPCEnabled
IsTouched IsTouched IsTouched

Whether the object has been touched for unconditional scripting of Alter

(Inherited from SqlSmoObject)
LazySchemaValidation LazySchemaValidation LazySchemaValidation
LinkedServerLogins LinkedServerLogins LinkedServerLogins
Location Location Location
Name Name Name

Name of LinkedServer

ObjectInSpace ObjectInSpace ObjectInSpace Inherited from SqlSmoObject
Parent Parent Parent
ProductName ProductName ProductName
Properties Properties Properties Inherited from SqlSmoObject
ProviderName ProviderName ProviderName
ProviderString ProviderString ProviderString

ProviderString property

Publisher Publisher Publisher
QueryTimeout QueryTimeout QueryTimeout
Rpc Rpc Rpc
RpcOut RpcOut RpcOut
ScalarResult ScalarResult ScalarResult Inherited from SqlSmoObject
State State State

Returns the state of the object

(Inherited from SmoObjectBase)
Subscriber Subscriber Subscriber
Urn Urn Urn

Returns the Urn of the object, computed on the fly

(Inherited from SqlSmoObject)
UserData UserData UserData Inherited from SmoObjectBase
UseRemoteCollation UseRemoteCollation UseRemoteCollation

Methods

AddDatabaseContext(StringCollection) AddDatabaseContext(StringCollection) AddDatabaseContext(StringCollection)

method get called from the create script related method (from derived classes like Table, Index etc..)

(Inherited from SqlSmoObject)
Alter() Alter() Alter()
AlterImpl() AlterImpl() AlterImpl() Inherited from SqlSmoObject
AlterImplWorker() AlterImplWorker() AlterImplWorker() Inherited from SqlSmoObject
BindDefaultImpl(String, String, Boolean) BindDefaultImpl(String, String, Boolean) BindDefaultImpl(String, String, Boolean) Inherited from SqlSmoObject
BindRuleImpl(String, String, Boolean) BindRuleImpl(String, String, Boolean) BindRuleImpl(String, String, Boolean) Inherited from SqlSmoObject
CheckObjectState() CheckObjectState() CheckObjectState() Inherited from SqlSmoObject
CheckObjectState(Boolean) CheckObjectState(Boolean) CheckObjectState(Boolean)

This is a virtual function, so that derived classes can override it if they want to do additional checks on the state of the object

(Inherited from SqlSmoObject)
CheckObjectStateImpl(Boolean) CheckObjectStateImpl(Boolean) CheckObjectStateImpl(Boolean)

Checks object state Because it is not recusrive, this function can be called directly and which means derived classes can't supply their own validation

(Inherited from SqlSmoObject)
CleanObject() CleanObject() CleanObject() Inherited from SqlSmoObject
Create() Create() Create()
CreateImpl() CreateImpl() CreateImpl() Inherited from SqlSmoObject
CreateOrAlterImpl() CreateOrAlterImpl() CreateOrAlterImpl() Inherited from SqlSmoObject
Discover() Discover() Discover()

Best Effort Discovery mechanism : This method reflects upon metadata and gets all available objects

(Inherited from SqlSmoObject)
Drop() Drop() Drop()
Drop(Boolean) Drop(Boolean) Drop(Boolean)
DropIfExists() DropIfExists() DropIfExists()

Drops the object with IF EXISTS option. If object is invalid for drop function will return without exception.

DropIfExists(Boolean) DropIfExists(Boolean) DropIfExists(Boolean)

Drops the object with IF EXISTS option. If object is invalid for drop function will return without exception.

DropImpl(Boolean) DropImpl(Boolean) DropImpl(Boolean)

drops the object

(Inherited from SqlSmoObject)
DropImplWorker(Urn, Boolean) DropImplWorker(Urn, Boolean) DropImplWorker(Urn, Boolean)

drops the object

(Inherited from SqlSmoObject)
EnumColumns() EnumColumns() EnumColumns()

enumerates the columns of tables defined on a linked server

EnumColumns(String) EnumColumns(String) EnumColumns(String)

enumerates the columns of tables defined on a linked server

EnumColumns(String, String) EnumColumns(String, String) EnumColumns(String, String)

enumerates the columns of tables defined on a linked server

EnumColumns(String, String, String) EnumColumns(String, String, String) EnumColumns(String, String, String)

enumerates the columns of tables defined on a linked server

EnumColumns(String, String, String, String) EnumColumns(String, String, String, String) EnumColumns(String, String, String, String)

enumerates the columns of tables defined on a linked server

EnumTables() EnumTables() EnumTables()

enumerates the tables of a linked server

EnumTables(String) EnumTables(String) EnumTables(String)

enumerates the tables of a linked server

EnumTables(String, String) EnumTables(String, String) EnumTables(String, String)

enumerates the tables of a linked server

EnumTables(String, String, String) EnumTables(String, String, String) EnumTables(String, String, String)

enumerates the tables of a linked server

EnumTables(String, String, String, LinkedTableType) EnumTables(String, String, String, LinkedTableType) EnumTables(String, String, String, LinkedTableType)

enumerates the tables of a linked server

ExecuteNonQuery(StringCollection, Boolean, Boolean) ExecuteNonQuery(StringCollection, Boolean, Boolean) ExecuteNonQuery(StringCollection, Boolean, Boolean)

Executes sql statements

(Inherited from SqlSmoObject)
ExecuteRenameQuery(String) ExecuteRenameQuery(String) ExecuteRenameQuery(String)

Creates the Rename query for a SqlSmoObject and Executes it on the Server.

(Inherited from NamedSmoObject)
ExecuteWithModes(SqlExecutionModes, Action) ExecuteWithModes(SqlExecutionModes, Action) ExecuteWithModes(SqlExecutionModes, Action)

Executes the given action under the given execution modes.

Resets the original modes after the action completes or fails.

(Inherited from SqlSmoObject)
FormatSqlVariant(Object) FormatSqlVariant(Object) FormatSqlVariant(Object) Inherited from SqlSmoObject
GenerateAlterEvent() GenerateAlterEvent() GenerateAlterEvent() Inherited from SqlSmoObject
GenerateAlterEvent(Urn, Object) GenerateAlterEvent(Urn, Object) GenerateAlterEvent(Urn, Object) Inherited from SqlSmoObject
GetContextDB() GetContextDB() GetContextDB() Inherited from SqlSmoObject
GetDBName() GetDBName() GetDBName() Inherited from SqlSmoObject
GetFragOptionString(FragmentationOption) GetFragOptionString(FragmentationOption) GetFragOptionString(FragmentationOption) Inherited from SqlSmoObject
GetPropValue(String) GetPropValue(String) GetPropValue(String)

Retrieve the property value from : - The property bag directly if property is available (dirty or retrieved) - A call to our OnPropertyMissing method otherwise

Will throw an exception if the property value is NULL in either case.

(Inherited from SqlSmoObject)
GetPropValueOptional(String) GetPropValueOptional(String) GetPropValueOptional(String)

Retrieve the property value from : - The property bag if the state is creating or we're in Design Mode (possible NULL value) - A call to our OnPropertyMissing method otherwise (will throw exception if value is NULL)

(Inherited from SqlSmoObject)
GetPropValueOptionalAllowNull(String) GetPropValueOptionalAllowNull(String) GetPropValueOptionalAllowNull(String)

Retrieve the property value from : - The property bag if the state is creating or we're in Design Mode (possible NULL) - A call to our OnPropertyMissing method otherwise (possible NULL)

(Inherited from SqlSmoObject)
GetRealValue(Property, Object) GetRealValue(Property, Object) GetRealValue(Property, Object)

Returns the real value for the property.

(Inherited from SqlSmoObject)
GetServerName() GetServerName() GetServerName() Inherited from SqlSmoObject
GetServerObject() GetServerObject() GetServerObject() Inherited from SqlSmoObject
GetSqlServerVersionName() GetSqlServerVersionName() GetSqlServerVersionName()

Gets the sqlserver public name for the current connection, e.g: will transfer "SQLTOOLS2008-2" to "SQL Server 2008".

(Inherited from SqlSmoObject)
GetUrnRecursive(StringBuilder) GetUrnRecursive(StringBuilder) GetUrnRecursive(StringBuilder)

Computes the Urn for the object.

(Inherited from SqlSmoObject)
GetUrnRecursive(StringBuilder, UrnIdOption) GetUrnRecursive(StringBuilder, UrnIdOption) GetUrnRecursive(StringBuilder, UrnIdOption)

Computes the Urn for the object, potentially including other fields in the definition besides the key fields.

(Inherited from SqlSmoObject)
ImplInitialize(String[], OrderBy[]) ImplInitialize(String[], OrderBy[]) ImplInitialize(String[], OrderBy[]) Inherited from SqlSmoObject
Initialize() Initialize() Initialize() Inherited from SqlSmoObject
Initialize(Boolean) Initialize(Boolean) Initialize(Boolean)

Initializes the object, by reading its properties from the enumerator

(Inherited from SqlSmoObject)
IsExpressSku() IsExpressSku() IsExpressSku()

Returns whether the server containing this object is an Express SKU

(Inherited from SqlSmoObject)
IsObjectDirty() IsObjectDirty() IsObjectDirty() Inherited from SqlSmoObject
IsObjectInitialized() IsObjectInitialized() IsObjectInitialized() Inherited from SqlSmoObject
IsObjectInSpace() IsObjectInSpace() IsObjectInSpace() Inherited from SqlSmoObject
IsSupportedProperty(String) IsSupportedProperty(String) IsSupportedProperty(String)

Validate whether the specified property is supported in current server environment

(Inherited from SqlSmoObject)
IsVersion80SP3() IsVersion80SP3() IsVersion80SP3() Inherited from SqlSmoObject
IsVersion90AndAbove() IsVersion90AndAbove() IsVersion90AndAbove() Inherited from SqlSmoObject
MarkDropped() MarkDropped() MarkDropped() Inherited from SqlSmoObject
MarkForDropImpl(Boolean) MarkForDropImpl(Boolean) MarkForDropImpl(Boolean) Inherited from SqlSmoObject
PostAlter() PostAlter() PostAlter()

this function is meant to be overriden by derived classes, if they have to do supplimentary actions after altering the object

(Inherited from SqlSmoObject)
PostCreate() PostCreate() PostCreate()

this function is meant to be overriden by derived classes, if they have to do supplimentary actions after object creation

(Inherited from SqlSmoObject)
PostDrop() PostDrop() PostDrop()

this function is meant to be overriden by derived classes, if they have to do supplimentary actions after dropping the object

(Inherited from SqlSmoObject)
Refresh() Refresh() Refresh()

refreshes the object's properties by reading them from the server

(Inherited from SqlSmoObject)
RenameImpl(String) RenameImpl(String) RenameImpl(String)

change object name

(Inherited from NamedSmoObject)
RenameImplWorker(String) RenameImplWorker(String) RenameImplWorker(String) Inherited from NamedSmoObject
Script() Script() Script()
Script(ScriptingOptions) Script(ScriptingOptions) Script(ScriptingOptions)
ScriptImpl() ScriptImpl() ScriptImpl() Inherited from SqlSmoObject
ScriptImpl(ScriptingOptions) ScriptImpl(ScriptingOptions) ScriptImpl(ScriptingOptions)

Returns a StringCollection object with the script for the object. This method throws an error if ScriptData is true

(Inherited from SqlSmoObject)
SetAccessToken(IRenewableToken) SetAccessToken(IRenewableToken) SetAccessToken(IRenewableToken)

Set the accessToken for connection.

(Inherited from SqlSmoObject)
SetParentImpl(SqlSmoObject) SetParentImpl(SqlSmoObject) SetParentImpl(SqlSmoObject) Inherited from SqlSmoObject
SetSchemaOwned() SetSchemaOwned() SetSchemaOwned() Inherited from NamedSmoObject
TestConnection() TestConnection() TestConnection()
ThrowIfAboveVersion100(String) ThrowIfAboveVersion100(String) ThrowIfAboveVersion100(String)

Throws an exception if the ServerVersion major version for this object is above 10.0 (SQL 2008)

(Inherited from SqlSmoObject)
ThrowIfAboveVersion80(String) ThrowIfAboveVersion80(String) ThrowIfAboveVersion80(String)

Throws an exception if the ServerVersion major version for this object is above 8.0 (SQL 2000)

(Inherited from SqlSmoObject)
ThrowIfBelowVersion100(String) ThrowIfBelowVersion100(String) ThrowIfBelowVersion100(String)

Throws an exception if the ServerVersion major version for this object is below 10.0 (SQL 2008)

(Inherited from SqlSmoObject)
ThrowIfBelowVersion110(String) ThrowIfBelowVersion110(String) ThrowIfBelowVersion110(String)

Throws an UnsupportedVersionException if either the source or destination server is below 11.0 (SQL 2012)

(Inherited from SqlSmoObject)
ThrowIfBelowVersion110Prop(String) ThrowIfBelowVersion110Prop(String) ThrowIfBelowVersion110Prop(String)

Throws an exception with text saying the specified property is not supported if the ServerVersion major version for this object is below 11.0 (SQL 2012)

(Inherited from SqlSmoObject)
ThrowIfBelowVersion120(String) ThrowIfBelowVersion120(String) ThrowIfBelowVersion120(String)

Throws an exception if the ServerVersion major version for this object is below 12.0 (SQL 2014)

(Inherited from SqlSmoObject)
ThrowIfBelowVersion120Prop(String) ThrowIfBelowVersion120Prop(String) ThrowIfBelowVersion120Prop(String)

Throws an exception with text saying the specified property is not supported if the ServerVersion major version for this object is below 12.0 (SQL 2014)

(Inherited from SqlSmoObject)
ThrowIfBelowVersion130(String) ThrowIfBelowVersion130(String) ThrowIfBelowVersion130(String)

Throws an exception if the ServerVersion major version for this object is below 13.0 (SQL 2016)

(Inherited from SqlSmoObject)
ThrowIfBelowVersion130Prop(String) ThrowIfBelowVersion130Prop(String) ThrowIfBelowVersion130Prop(String)

Throws an exception with text saying the specified property is not supported if the ServerVersion major version for this object is below 13.0 (SQL 2016)

(Inherited from SqlSmoObject)
ThrowIfBelowVersion140(String) ThrowIfBelowVersion140(String) ThrowIfBelowVersion140(String)

Throws an exception if the ServerVersion major version for this object is below 14.0 (SQL 2017)

(Inherited from SqlSmoObject)
ThrowIfBelowVersion140Prop(String) ThrowIfBelowVersion140Prop(String) ThrowIfBelowVersion140Prop(String)

Throws an exception with text saying the specified property is not supported if the ServerVersion major version for this object is below 14.0 (SQL 2017)

(Inherited from SqlSmoObject)
ThrowIfBelowVersion80(String) ThrowIfBelowVersion80(String) ThrowIfBelowVersion80(String)

Throws an exception if the ServerVersion major version for this object is below 8.0 (SQL 2000)

(Inherited from SqlSmoObject)
ThrowIfBelowVersion80SP3() ThrowIfBelowVersion80SP3() ThrowIfBelowVersion80SP3()

Throws an exception if the ServerVersion for this object is below 8.760 (8.0 SP3)

(Inherited from SqlSmoObject)
ThrowIfBelowVersion90(String) ThrowIfBelowVersion90(String) ThrowIfBelowVersion90(String)

Throws an exception if the ServerVersion major version for this object is below 9.0 (SQL 2005)

(Inherited from SqlSmoObject)
ToString() ToString() ToString() Inherited from SqlSmoObject
Touch() Touch() Touch()

Mark the object "touched" for unconditional scripting of Alter.

(Inherited from SqlSmoObject)
TouchImpl() TouchImpl() TouchImpl()

Virtual method to allow derived classes to do additional work when touched.

(Inherited from SqlSmoObject)
UnbindDefaultImpl(Boolean) UnbindDefaultImpl(Boolean) UnbindDefaultImpl(Boolean) Inherited from SqlSmoObject
UnbindRuleImpl(Boolean) UnbindRuleImpl(Boolean) UnbindRuleImpl(Boolean) Inherited from SqlSmoObject
Validate(String, Object[]) Validate(String, Object[]) Validate(String, Object[]) Inherited from SmoObjectBase

Explicit Interface Implementations

IAlienObject.Discover() IAlienObject.Discover() IAlienObject.Discover() Inherited from SqlSmoObject
IAlienObject.GetDomainRoot() IAlienObject.GetDomainRoot() IAlienObject.GetDomainRoot() Inherited from SqlSmoObject
IAlienObject.GetParent() IAlienObject.GetParent() IAlienObject.GetParent() Inherited from SqlSmoObject
IAlienObject.GetPropertyType(String) IAlienObject.GetPropertyType(String) IAlienObject.GetPropertyType(String)

Discovers type of property.

(Inherited from SqlSmoObject)
IAlienObject.GetPropertyValue(String, Type) IAlienObject.GetPropertyValue(String, Type) IAlienObject.GetPropertyValue(String, Type)

Retrieves value for a given property. Throws if property is not found.

(Inherited from SqlSmoObject)
IAlienObject.GetUrn() IAlienObject.GetUrn() IAlienObject.GetUrn() Inherited from SqlSmoObject
IAlienObject.Resolve(String) IAlienObject.Resolve(String) IAlienObject.Resolve(String) Inherited from SqlSmoObject
IAlienObject.SetObjectState(SfcObjectState) IAlienObject.SetObjectState(SfcObjectState) IAlienObject.SetObjectState(SfcObjectState)

Sets state of this object based on provided SfcObjectState.

(Inherited from SqlSmoObject)
IAlienObject.SetPropertyValue(String, Type, Object) IAlienObject.SetPropertyValue(String, Type, Object) IAlienObject.SetPropertyValue(String, Type, Object)

Sets the value of given property, if it is writable. If property is not in property bag, reflection is used. Throws exception if the property is not found.

(Inherited from SqlSmoObject)
ISfcPropertyProvider.GetPropertySet() ISfcPropertyProvider.GetPropertySet() ISfcPropertyProvider.GetPropertySet() Inherited from SqlSmoObject
ISfcSupportsDesignMode.IsDesignMode ISfcSupportsDesignMode.IsDesignMode ISfcSupportsDesignMode.IsDesignMode

This object extend ISfcSupportsDesignMode.

Fields

m_ExtendedProperties m_ExtendedProperties m_ExtendedProperties Inherited from SqlSmoObject
singletonParent singletonParent singletonParent

Regular SMO objects access the parent class reference through parentColl (corresponding collection in parent class). Singleton class has no collection in parent.

(Inherited from SqlSmoObject)

Events

PropertyChanged PropertyChanged PropertyChanged Inherited from SqlSmoObject
PropertyMetadataChanged PropertyMetadataChanged PropertyMetadataChanged Inherited from SqlSmoObject

Applies to