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Error in attaching Adventureworks 2012 database


Error in attaching Adventureworks 2012 database

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hi i have problem in attaching Adventure works 2012 database
Attach database failed for Server '..........\MSSQLSERVER2012'. (Microsoft.SqlServer.Smo)

For help, click: http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink?ProdName=Microsoft+SQL+Server&ProdVer=11.0.2100.60+((SQL11_RTM).120210-1917+)&EvtSrc=Microsoft.SqlServer.Management.Smo.ExceptionTemplates.FailedOperationExceptionText&EvtID=Attach+database+Server&LinkId=20476

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An exception occurred while executing a Transact-SQL statement or batch. (Microsoft.SqlServer.ConnectionInfo)

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Directory lookup for the file "C:\CodePlex Database\AdventureWorks2012_log.ldf" failed with the operating system error 2(The system cannot find the file specified.). (Microsoft SQL Server, Error: 5133)
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Directory lookup for the file "C:\CodePlex Database\AdventureWorks2012_log.ldf" failed with the operating system error 2(The system cannot find the file specified.). (Microsoft SQL Server, Error: 5133)


SQL server can't find the log file. Have you double checked that it's in the path mentioned above?

If you're restoring from the GUI you can change the path to the log file in the bottom half of the attach dialogue. or just change the path in your create database statement.

CREATE DATABASE AdventureWorks2012 ON (FILENAME = 'M:\Data\AdventureWorks2012_Data.mdf'), 
(FILENAME = 'L:\Tlogs\AdventureWorks2012_Log.ldf') FOR ATTACH;


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The database is looking for the log file in the directory specified in the mdf file, not where you placed it.

T-SQL

USE [master]
GO
CREATE DATABASE [AdventureWorks2012] ON
( FILENAME = N'<Enter path to the mdf file here>\AdventureWorks2012_Data.mdf' )
FOR ATTACH
GO



This will create a new ldf file in the default log file directory.


Management Studio

In the Attach Databases dialog box:
Click the Add button and browse to the mdf file
Click on the row that specifies the log file
Click the Remove button
Click OK
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I have tried it as well but failed, can we connect over skype please
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chikatinelson (9/30/2013)
I have tried it as well but failed, can we connect over skype please


With which error did it fail?



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chikatinelson (9/30/2013)
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When using the GUI for attaching a database, select the MDF file in the upper part, then delete the log file in the below part (the database details).



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I deleted the log file and soon after that the 'message' column on the upper part indicates "Not Found"
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I deleted the log file and soon after that the 'message' column on the upper part indicates "Not Found"


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