FILESTREAM access level (server configuration option)

Applies to: SQL Server

Use the filestream_access_level option to change the FILESTREAM access level for this instance of SQL Server.


Before this option has any effect, the Windows administration settings for FILESTREAM must be enabled. You can enable these settings when you install SQL Server or by using SQL Server Configuration Manager.

Value Definition
0 Disables FILESTREAM support for this instance.
1 Enables FILESTREAM for Transact-SQL access.
2 Enables FILESTREAM for Transact-SQL and Win32 streaming access.