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How to get this kind of information programmatically?

ogrishmanogrishman Posts: 78 Bronze 4
edited March 16, 2013 3:20AM in SQL Backup Previous Versions
When I hover my mouse over a sqb file, I can get some information. See the following image:


How can I get this kind of information programmatically?



  • peteypetey Posts: 2,358 New member
    You can get most of the details using this:
    EXEC master..sqlbackup '-sql "RESTORE SQBHEADERONLY FROM DISK = [<your backup file name>]"'
    Peter Yeoh
    SQL Backup Consultant Developer
    Associate, Yohz Software
    Beyond compression - SQL Backup goodies under the hood, updated for version 8
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