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Updating Changed Passwords for warm Servers

One of the challenges weve faced is changing passwords in a warm server to reflect changes made to the live server.  The initial transfer of users and passwords was performed by the   sp_help_revlogin   script provided by Microsoft at http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;246133.  The difficulty with this script was once the users are in place, you cant sync changed […]

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2003-01-08

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Copying Backups using XP_CMDSHELL

This script is designed to backup the database, and copy it over the network to our backup server.  The requirement for this particular database is 7 days of data kept on the LAN.  The share on the backup server is mapped to the Y:\ drive.  The datename function is used over the datepart function for […]

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2002-12-08

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Inserting Transaction Marks

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