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How can I tell when SQL 2005 Evaluation period ends?

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How can I tell when SQL 2005 Evaluation period ends?
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Question by:mattkovo
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by:RiteshShah
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generally evaluation period is for 180 days and when it ends, you will not be able to use it. I don't understand your question clearly
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tigin44 earned 1500 total points
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the following query will give you the results.

select datediff(dd,getdate(),dateadd(dd,180,min(crdate))) as daysleft from sysdatabases where status = 16

it gives the difference of  date when first database is created on the server and today's date.
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by:Raja Jegan R
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Just try any of the methods here

1. Open SSMS --> Help --> About.
2. Just go through the Bootstrap log in the path
%WINDIR%\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\90\Setup Bootstrap\LOG\

This will contain the Installation date and hence you would be able to find it out.
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by:RiteshShah
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run following query, find system database createdate so that you will came to know how old your db is and how many days left

select * from sysdatabases
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by:RiteshShah
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well, one more way, in program file-> microsoft sql server check create date of data folder by right click and property, it will also tell you how old installation is.
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