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Hi everyone.
Could anyone help with this one.
A database has incorrectly been restored with (RESTORE WITH NORECOVERY) configured, therefore database is in (restoring) state post completion of restore.

is the only way to bring the database back on line is to do another restore with correct recovery option configured ?

Backup is coming from Veritas backup.

cheers for any tips or advice.
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RESTORE DATABASE <database name> WITH RECOVERY




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MickyD (1/5/2013)
is the only way to bring the database back on line is to do another restore with correct recovery option configured ?


The answer is "yes and no". The command to run is the one that Gail posted with the understanding that if the database has already been restored and is just waiting for the final recovery step, then it won't actually go through another full restore. All it will do is go through the final recovery step (which usually takes less than a second on most databases) to bring the database on line.

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