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we have db backup file(litespeed backup file).
Litespeed is not installed in the server.

we need a command to restore the litespeed backup file.
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we are looking to restore the litespeed backup without installing litespeed in the server.
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Go on to the Quest website and do a search. There's a utility that you can use to turn a LiteSpeed backup file into a set of native files. It's on any server that has LiteSpeed installed on it. If, as you say, you don't have such a server, you may still be able to download the utility for free, but I don't know that for sure.

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You can either use the extract utility - which will convert the litespeed backup file into native files. However, the files will no longer be compressed and it could take up a very large amount of space. Not to mention the fact that you then have to perform a restore using all files that were extracted.

You can install Litespeed without a license - and it will be a fully functional trial edition. Once the trial edition time is up - the installation is then considered a restore only installation. In other words, you can use it to restore from litespeed backups - but you cannot use it to create backups.

Unless this is a one time operation - and you can afford the disk space - I would recommend installing Litespeed and using it to perform the restore.

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thanks for replies...

but we need to restore the litespeed db backup without installing litespeed.
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but we need to restore the litespeed db backup without installing litespeed.


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Is the db originally from another system that had litespeed? If not how did the backup get created in the first place?

I imagine your options are:

- install litespeed temporarily in order to use the backup for a restore
- get with the DBA for the system that produced the litespeed backup and ask for a native SQL Server backup

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my requirement is to restore the litespeed backup without using litespeed extractor also...

is there a way ?
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i mean that i don't want to use Extractor utility ...
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If you can't use the utility and you don't want to use the extracter, then it's all over. What did you expect?
Only option is what a previous poster allready mentioned: ask the creator of the backup to create a native SQL backup.

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Perhaps there is a way to run Litespeed on Server'A' to restore the database to server'B' ??

I think Litespeed customer support might give you the best answer, since versions and enhancements change and they would be the most knowledgeable.



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