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Posted Wednesday, October 3, 2012 7:33 AM


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Good afternoon,

This may sound like a daft question but the backupset table on one of my servers contains 6 different server names.

Can someone explain to me how this is possible? I expected to see just one unique name!

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Posted Wednesday, October 3, 2012 8:10 AM


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No, no log shipping.

I've done a bit more checks and it appears to be very old data. In fact the entries relate to databases that no longer exist in master.dbo.sysdatabases

I'm going to remove these entries as there is no need for them to be there!

Just intrigued how these ended up where they are. Very strange.

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Posted Wednesday, October 3, 2012 8:19 AM
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Any database restore from another server across the network will result in an entry in the backupset table.

check msdb..restorehistory as well


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