In Configuration Manager 2007, the DDRAddStringArray function adds a string array property to the data discovery record (DDR).

HRESULT DDRAddStringArray(
	 [in] BSTR Name,
	 [in] VARIANT Array,
	 [in] long SQLWidth,
	 [in] enum DDRPropertyFlagsEnum Flags



Name of the class property.

Array of strings assigned to the property. You can only enter string values from the single-byte character set.

Number of elements in sArray.

Maximum length of a string that can be assigned to this property. This value does not include the NULL character. For SMS 2003, this value cannot be greater than 900 characters. For SMS 2.0, this value cannot be greater than 255 characters.

Characteristics of the property, such as a key field used for comparisons. Enter the following flag or a zero.

Flag Description


Identifies this property as a key field during a comparison of this DDR with class instances in the database. If an instance in the database matches the data of the DDR key properties, the instance is updated; otherwise, a new instance is created.

Return Values

If the function succeeds, the return value is S_OK.

If the DDRNew function has not been called, the return value is S_FALSE.


Strings longer than the maximum length specified in nSQLWidth are truncated.

You can use underscores, concatenation, or spaces for property names that contain multiple words. For example, you can specify sName as License_Number, LicenseNumber, or LicenseNumber. If you specify sName as LicenseNumber, the Data Discovery Manager (DDM) concatenates the words, which results in LicenseNumber. However, the column name, which is created in the database, is License_Number. You must use the same convention when you add DDRs that create or update instances in an existing resource class.


Runtime Requirements



For more information, see Configuration Manager Server Runtime Requirements.

Development Requirements

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