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SMO 101 - Getting all DB's

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17 Aug 2011CPOL 16.9K   5  
How to get a quick list of all DBs using SMO
To get all the DB's programatically on a local instance of SQL Server using SMO.
using System;
using System.Collections.Generic;
using System.Linq;
using System.Text;
using Microsoft.SqlServer.Management.Smo;
using Microsoft.SqlServer.Management.Common;

namespace ConsoleApplication1
    class Program
        static void Main(string[] args)
            Server s = new Server(".\\INSTANCENAME");
            foreach (Database d in s.Databases)

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