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How to open and view a deadlock graph .xdl file with SSMS ?

2012/11/09

How to open and view a deadlock .xdl file with SSMS ?

Solution 1 :

  1. On the File menu in SQL Server Management Studio, point to Open, and then click File.
  2. In the Open File dialog box, select your .xdl file & click open.

Solution 2 :

  1. Go to the directory, you have saved your deadlock graph .xdl file.
  2. Right click on .xdl file > Go to Open With Option > Select SQL Server Management Studio



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