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SQL Anywhere 11.0.0 » SQL Anywhere Server - Programming » SQL Anywhere Database Tools Interface » Database tools interface » DBTools functions


DBValidate function

Validates all or part of a database. This function is used by the dbvalid utility.

short DBValidate ( const a_validate_db * );

A pointer to a structure. See a_validate_db structure.

Return value

A return code, as listed in Software component exit codes.


For information about the Validation utility, see Validation utility (dbvalid).


Validating a table or an entire database should be performed while no connections are making changes to the database; otherwise, spurious errors may be reported indicating some form of database corruption even though no corruption actually exists.

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