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Check owners, collations and backups

By paul_richardson,

This script is a quick one to check some common server problems that may end up being annoying

The script checks the following :-

-- owners that don't exist any longer
-- databases on old compatibility levels
-- databases that haven't been backed up in the last week
-- full recovery databases with no transaction log backups in last 7 days
-- databases with different collations from server
-- databases with different collations of columns within
-- databases with column collations different from database collation

this procedure has been tested on sql server 2000 sp4 and SQL Server 2005 sp2

any problems email pgr_consulting @

run as follows :-

exec sp_common_server_problems

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