Can dbcc be run from the cmd prompt?

  • asher-594413

    SSC Journeyman

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    How can I run the dbcc command?

    Can it be done from the cmd prompt?

    Sorry from my ignorance but I'm very new to SQL and any help would be appreciated.


    Asher. 😀

  • Jeff Moden

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    Yes, but you need to do it through "OSQL". Lookup "OSQL" in Books Online for full details about usage.

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  • george sibbald

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    or use one of the SQL gui tools (Query analyser, enterprise manager. sql server management studio, maintenance plans). exact too, depends on version of SQL u r using.

    Again see BOL


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