Unable to restore test database from production database using Enterprise Manager
Posted on 2004-09-23
We are running SQL Server 2000 with both a production and a test database. It is time to restore the test database using the production database backup file that is stored in the default C: folder. However when I try to do this through Enterprise Manager using the select database, right click and select restore, the error message displays "Exclusive access could not be obtained becasue the database is in use. RESTORE DATABASE is terminating abnormally." Have checked that no users are logged into the test database and don't know why or how to fix this problem.