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How can I rollback transactions from the log file

Posted on 2006-10-23
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Hello, I have a SQl 7.0 database that has been corrupted.  Our backup was rewritten with the corrupted data so any time I restore the DB, I get the same error.

My question is: can we use the log file to restore the database to a few days earlier so the corrupted data is erased from the system?

Thank you,

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Give ApexSQL a try (http://www.apexsql.com/sql_tools_log.asp). Not free, but has a 14day trial period.
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just if you have not corrupted database backup

BTW: what in your case "corrupted"?
did you mean - somebody deleted or changed data?
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correction:
just if you have not corrupted database backup you can restore database to point of failure ( if it had transactional log backup)

How to restore from a transaction log:
http://searchsqlserver.techtarget.com/tip/1,289483,sid87_gci1158531_tax301326,00.html?adg=301324&bucket=ETA

also there are:
Red-gate
SQL Log Rescue
http://www.red-gate.com/products/sql_log_rescue/index.htm

 Log Explorer for SQL Server
http://www.lumigent.com/products/le_sql.html 

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