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How to import records into a GoDaddy database

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I have tables set up on GoDaddy (someone else set them up for me.)  How can I delete all the records in the table and then add new ones? (the database has changed since the tables were created).  I suppose I have to use the GoDaddy database mgmt tool to do so?

I'll maintain all the existing fields, just need to delete and then add records.  I'm new to GoDaddy, and I know some SQL but not a ton.  Currently my data is in MS SQL Server, though if I can import into GoDaddy directly from Excel or Access, that would be even better, as my experience with SQL Server is not extensive.  

I'd appreciate step-by-step instructions.  Thanks!
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Well, you can use the tool provided by GoDaddy if any or/else you can have your SQL Server database credential like its URL/IP, ID, Password.

login to it by your own sql server management studio (SSMS) and access that table.

BTW, what is the version of that database?
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>>BTW, what is the version of that database?<<

I mean what is the version of SQL Server,??? is it 2000 or 2005?
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Thanks for the response.  I'm using 2005.  Can you specify what you mean by "the tool provided by GoDaddy" ?  My understanding is that you cannot upload and then restore a db in GoDaddy due to security.  So the data has to be entered into the system via transactions?  Is that correct??
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Have you tried Google - GoDaddy database  ??  there seemed to be several hits about your question.
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Thanks!
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