. or intended to backup the data (.mdf) and log (.ldf) files (*while SQL Server is running). i.e. you have no idea. current community. blog chat. Server Fault Meta Server Fault Stack Overflow Careers. Is backing up SQL Server data and log file supported? up vote 1 down vote favorite. i know that Microsoft SQL Server nowhere documents that it is. Backing up my data causes my server to crash using Symantec Backup Exec 12, or How I Came to Loathe Irony. 0 MSSQL Backup. Problem. Procedure to be able to move Backup Exec Database (BEDB) when SAN SSO option is installed on the Backup Exec media server., to a new volume or location. Extract mdf & ldf files from backup file? up vote 0 down vote favorite. Is there a way to extract SQL Server files (.mdf &.ldf) from a backup file (.bak) to a physical location, without restore database? 1> exec sp_detach_db 'Phonebook' Now you can copy your mdf files back to where you wanted them. NOTE: If you don't know the name you have to put for Data and Log then Run commands like.
Hi, i can seem to back these 2 files up on a server, i know i need the agent which is installed. i currently backup.mdf +.ldf files from another server with the same backup exec but cant seem to get these to work, i keep getting the files have been skipped. BESMgmt.ldf and.mdf files. SQL Server > Getting started with SQL Server. However, the issue involves the two files listed in the subject. I know they are related to SQL. We use Symantec Backup Exec to do nightly backups. Every backup job skips these two files. How do I successfully backup these files? Here's a wrinkle though.the. Backing up.mdf's and.ldf's using hard drive backup utility deleting SQL Server backup devices. SQL Server >. yes I am trying to backup.mdf and.ldf files BUT ONLY because they reside on a drive that I am trying to backup. Backing up an entire drive. exec sp_executesql N'SELECT bkpmf.media_family_id AS [ID], bkpmf.family_sequence_number AS [FamilySequenceNumber], bkpmf.media_count AS. Backup Exec 12.5 for Windows Servers Microsoft SQL Server Protection Copyright © 2008 Symantec Corporation. All rights reserved. Symantec and the Symantec logo are trademarks of Symantec Corporation.
BESMgmt. ldf and . В Well, as already being said, you should better prefer a 2. SQL Server and its backup functionality was built to use running system while maintaining the state and the possibility to access the data during the backup. Some backup software solutions include agents, which are able to save the running mdf file while sort of (shortcut explanation, I know) integrating in the SQL Server process, but if your software backup is not able to do this, save the backup to a local driectory and include this one in the backup job.
Exclude the datafiles in addition from the backup to make sure you do not get any unnecessary errors from the backup software.)Jens K. Suessmeyer- -- http: //www.
. is it also needed to backup the mdf and ldf files? 40218269. use sql server to create the backups. easy to schedule and then backupexec can do the physical copy of the backup files to avoid any locking conflicts or exclusive access (yes, backup exec is meant to be sql friendly, but the tools are readily available within sql server for creating DB backups). How to Copy the Backup Exec Database (BEDB) from an existing Backup Exec Server to a new Media Server with the same or different server name. Article:000032463. including the Sql server(BKUPEXEC) service. Copy the bedb_dat.mdf & bedb_log.ldf files to the new server. 1. Start BEUtility.exe.(From Backup Exec Installation folder /Program Files/Symantec/Backup Exec).
How can I restore a database from . Thanks. We'll let you know when a new response is added. Restoring MSSQL Database from .
Open SQL Server Management Studio on your local machine. Right click the Databases folder. From the pop- up menu, select New Database. Enter a database name, and then click Ok. Right click the new database icon.
From the pop- up menu, select Tasks - > Restore - > Database. Select the From Device option, and then click the browse button. Click Add and navigate to the appropriate file. Click Ok. 7. In the Restore Database window, select the checkbox next to your . Switch to the Options page.
Select the Overwrite the existing databasecheckbox. Click Ok. 1. 0. Verify the contents of your database, which is now active on your local machine. Restoring MSSQL Database from . Open SQL Server Management Studio on your local machine. Right click the Databases folder. From the pop- up menu, select Attach. Click Add and select the appropriate .
Click Ok, and then click Ok again. Verify the contents of your database, which is now active on your local machine.