• Error when restoring a .bak file in SQL Server

    I’m having a problem restoring a .bak file in SQL Server. The .bak file is fine and good. But when I restore it, I get an error. It says " TITLE: Restore failed for Server <servername>(Microsoft.SqlServer.Smo) ------------------------------ ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:...

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  • How can I restore a database from .mdf file?

    How can I restore a database from .mdf file? I only have .mdf backup file.

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  • Software to automate backups for SQL Server 2008 databases

    I am running SQL Server 2008 and I know how to create backups of this data manually using SQL managment studio but we are looking for a way to automate the process. Does anyone know of a product that can be utilized to do this? Or a way the managment studio can be set up to do this? It's not...

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  • Incremental backup in SQL server 2005 and SQL Server 2005 express

    Question: a) steps to backup the daily incremental in sql server 2005. b) steps to backup the daily incremental in sql server 2005 express.

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  • Restoring a SQL Server 2005 database from a public share backup

    Is it true that even in SQL Server 2005 you cannot restore a database from a backup on a public share, but ONLY from a local storage (DASD)drive?

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  • Backup Programmability in SQL Server 2005

    How can I backup the Programmability (functions, triggers stored procedures etc.) as part of a schedule job? Do I need to write code or can I use the wizard?

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  • Backup error message in SQL Server 2012

    I'm using SQL Server 2012 and in my database, I have filestream enabled. But when I try to backup it and restore it on another SQL Server 2012 (on another machine), I keep getting this message:No backupset selected to be restored.What's this mean? Is the filestream causing the issue?

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  • Receiving error message when restoring database backup

    I keep getting this error in SQL Server 2012 when I'm trying to restore a backup made with a previous version (SQL Server 2008). The newest files are restoring fine but here's the error I'm receiving for other files:System.Data.SqlClient.SqlError: Directory lookup for the file "C:\PROGRAM...

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  • Error on Transaction log Backups

    Getting error -1073548784, when trying to run a backup of transactions logs ( SQL SERVER 2008, STD ed). Can anyone help?  

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  • SQL Server 2008 restore error

    error message : The database was backed up on a server running version 10.50.1600. That version is incompatible with this server, which is running version 10.00.1600. Either restore the database on a server that supports the backup, or use a backup that is compatible with this server....

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  • detach the .mdf files from sql server

    hello, i am trying to detach the database from sql server. well the seniorio is i am try to do automate everymonth to detach all the previous month .mdf files. so is it possible to automate it to detach the previous months database by getting the system current date.

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  • SQL Server backup to remote internet location

    We have one server with 2 SQL databases with size 1.5GB and 6GB, Daily new transactions are added to the system. Now we want a solution that this SQL gets backed up / replicated at some remote internet location on daily basis. Since we cannot transpot full 1.5GB file or 6GB file on daily basis, how...

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  • SQL Recovery from MDF and LDF – Missing Data

    Where to start ... On 6/2 we lost a major system that we found relies on a database that hasn't been backed up since 5/7. We lost 3 of 4 HDD in a RAID5 array. We sent the drives to a recovery firm and they have recovered all of the data. However, the timestamp on the MDF and LDF files for this...

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  • I want to create backup of SQL database and set a password.

    HEllo All  i want to create backup of SQL database and want to set Password that anyone who restore this backup after that it cant be able to restore database without knowing perticular Password .... is this Possible....? if Yes please tell me How...? Thanking You Raviraj

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  • Recovering lost data from SQL Server 2005

    Running SQL Server 2005. I found that I had lost about 2000 records the Assets table and more records in the associated tables Timeassets and AssetBillingrates.  Each of the tables uses an Id field as the Primary Key. I was able to identify the key records that had been lost and tried inserting...

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  • Microsoft Sequel Server 2005 VSS backup

    What's seems to have happened is that the SQLVDI.dll files in the 2 directories: C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server\80\COM C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\80\COM are out of sync. This seems to have happened as a result of a service pack for MSSQL which was applied in Dev. The...

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  • DB backup onto External Hardrive

    Hi I have connected an external USB hard drive to my SQL server (2000). When i attempt to backup from Enterprise manager (to the harddrive) i cant seem to find the drive in the list. The drive has been made active (active partition) and can be used from windows explorer without any problems. I...

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  • Restore SQL Server after OS loss

    I have all datafiles and backups but no OS services. What steps would I take to restore the database

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  • How can I take a backup of a SQL Server stored procedure only?

    How can I take a backup of a SQL Server stored procedure only?

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  • Can I restore a SQL 2000 backup to a new SQL Server 2005?

    Can I restore a SQL 2000 backup to my new SQL Server 2005? Will I have to perform any other steps or can I do a simple backup and restore? Windows 2008 Server.

    TeachMeIT975 pointsBadges:

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