Display DML Triggers in your SQL Server Database

I had recently posted on how to Display DDL Triggers in your SQL Server Database. David G commented back asking how to view DML Trigger in your database. Here’s how to do it

SELECT name as TriggerName, create_date as CreationDate,
OBJECT_NAME(parent_id) NameOfTableOrView
FROM sys.triggers
WHERE parent_class_desc = 'OBJECT_OR_COLUMN'

Observe that the parent_class_desc is set to ‘OBJECT_OR_COLUMN’ since we are locating the DML Triggers in the current schema.

Set the current database to AdventureWorks or any other database that has DML Triggers and you get the following results:


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