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I want to perform a back of a database after hours. so what are the exact steps. i need to know because this is a very important database and big in size also. so please need the exact steps to do a backup. Any help is appreciated.
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by:chapmandew
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what kind of backup?  if full, then:

backup database dbname
to disk = 'c:\backupfile.bak'

are you referring to trans log backups?
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by:Aanvik
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http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms187510(SQL.90).aspx

Step by Step approach for taking Backup. You can also create a SQL Maintenance Plan to create db backup daily..
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i do not know what kind of backup was told to backup so i want to do full backup............
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Hi aatishpatel,
               
                    for taking full backup , you have take backup type = "FULL", mark the 2nd figure of the below link

http://www.exforsys.com/tutorials/sql-server-2005/sql-server-database-backup.html
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thanks a lot
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