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Update an old database with a newer LDF


Update an old database with a newer LDF

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It is possible to recover some data from the most recent log LDF file?

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Hi!
I have a database which was running outdated me one day and I could retrieve the LDF file.
Is it possible to update the database transactions taking log LDF file newer than I have?
thank you very much
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huh?

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Sorry for the translation.
I have a database with data from two days ago.
I have a log LDF in the same database with transactions until today.
I want to recover from the current log all transactions for 2 days until today.
It's possible?
Again, sorry for the translation.
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Probably not. Got any backups?

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Yes, I have a full backup but missing 20 hours of transaction.
I was able to retrieve the current LDF file but not the MDF file.
Thank you.
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What recovery model is the database in?

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The recovery model is Full.
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Then you may be able to hack-attach the database and take a tail-log backup.

http://www.sqlskills.com/blogs/paul/disaster-recovery-101-hack-attach-a-damaged-database/
http://www.sqlskills.com/blogs/paul/disaster-recovery-101-backing-up-the-tail-of-the-log/

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