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Retrieving list of current databases

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Does anyone have code to grab a list of database names on a SQL Server?
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use the following system stored procedure
exec sp_helpdb

regards,
venki
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select * from master.dbo.SysDatabases

http://www.codeproject.com/cs/database/msde-gui.asp
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by:rama_krishna580
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try this.....

The SQL Server specific way (all versions) is :-

select name from master..sysdatabases

The ANSI standard way (SQL 7 only) is :-

select CATALOG_NAME from INFORMATION_SCHEMA.SCHEMATA

Best of Luck

R.K


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