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Archive for July 13th, 2010

SQL Server 2005 script to restore .BAK file to a database in a specific directory

Posted by jpluimers on 2010/07/13

Recently I needed a way to automate some testing on SQL Server 2005.
The easiest way was to start with restoring some predetermined database state from a .BAK file.
Hence I wrote the script below.

Next to SQLCMD, this script uses SubInACL, which you can download here (don’t worry that version seems to be only for Windows 2000..2003: it still works in Windows 7).

Microsoft does not have much documentation (except the built-in by calling “SubInACL /help /full”.
But this SubInACL page has some more insight on how to use it. Read the rest of this entry »

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