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PROPERTY function [System]

Returns the value of the specified server-level property as a string.

PROPERTY( {  property-id  | property-name  } )
  • property-id   An integer that is the property-number of the server-level property. This number can be determined from the PROPERTY_NUMBER function. The property-id is commonly used when looping through a set of properties.

  • property-name   A string giving the name of the database property.


Each property has both a number and a name, but the number is subject to change between releases, and should not be used as a reliable identifier for a given property.

See also
Standards and compatibility
  • SQL/2003   Vendor extension.


The following statement returns the name of the current database server: