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Proper Restore MS SQL.bak

Posted on 2008-10-14
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can anybody tell and correct why this script:

RESTORE DATABASE JTS
FROM DISK = 'E:\JTS_backup.bak'
WITH Replace,
MOVE 'JTSData.mdf' TO 'G\databases\JTS.mdf'
MOVE 'JTSData.log' TO 'G\Databases\JTS.ldf'

is giving this error:
Incorrect syntax near 'MOVE'.

Thanks


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Question by:JaimeJegonia
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by:Richard Quadling
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I assume you are missing the : for G:\...
RESTORE DATABASE JTS
FROM DISK = 'E:\JTS_backup.bak'
WITH Replace,
MOVE 'JTSData.mdf' TO 'G:\databases\JTS.mdf'
MOVE 'JTSData.log' TO 'G:\Databases\JTS.ldf' 

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chapmandew earned 500 total points
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missing a comma:

RESTORE DATABASE JTS
FROM DISK = 'E:\JTS_backup.bak'
WITH Replace,
MOVE 'JTSData.mdf' TO 'G:\databases\JTS.mdf',
MOVE 'JTSData.log' TO 'G:\Databases\JTS.ldf'
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by:chapmandew
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RQuadling, you are correct, the author was missing the :  But, that wasn't what caused this error...it would have caused an error later down the road once the syntax was confirmed. :)
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by:Richard Quadling
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Sorry, I got a little over excited in being able to answer an SQL2K5 question!And of course, I ended up looking like a horse jockey who wins but then gets disqualified.
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by:chapmandew
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Nope, it would have just thrown a syntax error.
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That's great!
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