am i wrong? i thought full text catalogs were not part of the database, but a separate file stored on the server, so you needed to back those up separetely, or recreate the full text after a restoration on a different server/different database
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Full-text catalogs and indexes are not stored in a SQL Server database. Full-text catalogs and indexes are stored in separate files that the Microsoft Search service manages. The full-text catalog files are not recovered during a Microsoft SQL Server recovery. Additionally, you cannot use the Transact SQL statements BACKUP and RESTORE to back up and to restore full-text catalog files. After recovery or restore operations, you must separately resynchronize the full-text catalogs. Only the Microsoft Windows NT system administrator and the Microsoft Search service can access the full-text catalog files.
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