RequestType Element (XMLA)

Determines the type of metadata returned by the Discover method.



Element characteristics

Characteristic Description
Data type and length String (enumeration)
Default value None
Cardinality 1-1: Required element that occurs once and only once.

Element relationships

Relationship Element
Parent elements Discover
Child elements None


The RequestType element determines the schema rowset from which the Discover method returns data. This enumeration is limited to the names of the schema rowsets supported by Analysis Services.


The RequestType element enumerates only schema rowset names. An error occurs if the schema rowset GUID is used.