How can we make a database in standby mode if we are specifying the WITH NORECOVERY option?
You can't. If you want the database in Standby, you use WITH STANDBY instead of WITH NORECOVERY
Can you please let me know how to restore the database in standby mode?What about the subsequent diff backup and log backup restoration?
May I suggest a read of Books Online, specifically the sections on restoring a log.
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