Backup and restore

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Generate Restore DB Scripts from prev backups v1.0

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Using the the MSDB backup tables, will generate the basic disk RESTORE commands for a database. It will include the Full, differential and all associated log recovery commands for you. Run the stored proc in Query Analyser then copy/alter the output to recover your DB. Great if using EE is not your cup of tea. […]

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2002-01-03

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Fix - Orphaned User Connections

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Run the '1'-first script.This stored procedures will easily script all the logins and passwords, which will then help you to transfer them to another SQL Server. Run the '2' - Second Script. This will fix the Orphane Connections. Run the '3' - Third Script. Fixing some Orphaned Users left after step 2. NOTE: Script below […]

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2001-12-09

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Trim Backup Files

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This script runs within a DTS package. It searches the backup directory stored as a global variable in the script and trims all backup files older than some number of days. the script includes logging to the C: drive so you can trace the effects of the script. You need to create the global variables […]

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2001-09-12

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Backup Transaction Logs on all Databases

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Here we go again. This is the last in my backup series that I use to do backups of the databases. As far as I know this should only kick out errors when there really is one. This stored procedure is designed to take 4 parameters @bksrv : This is the name or the IP […]

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2001-09-06

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Differential Backups of all Databases

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This is the SP I schedule to do diff backups on the DB's that I can. I still need to add errorchecking to see if there is a full available before I do a diff. I'll add that when I get time. This stored procedure is designed to take 4 parameters @bksrv : This is […]

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2001-09-06

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Stored Procedure to Backup all Databases

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This is the script I use to backup all my DB's this does fulls and dumps them locally to disk then spools them off to FTP. This stored procedure is designed to take 4 parameters @bksrv : This is the name or the IP address of the spooler or backup server to send to. @user […]

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2001-09-06

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Script to Zip a Backup File

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A handy dandy proc that can be used to zip up a backup file to location specified. Also called from a backup script to automate the compression of all backups using PKZip command line utility. Make sure pkzip is in the path and found by the shell prior to using this script.

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2001-08-20

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