I need a restore a database of 270GB. The .BAK is about 1GB (there is still alot of open space in the databse). I have mapped the network drive. I have started the SQL server with a account that does have read and write access on the LAN.
I changed the destination of the restored files (DB + LOG) to the Y drive (mapped LAN drive) in SQL management studio.
I get the error "The file "Y:\temp\abraham\db" db is on a network path that is not supported for database files.
Very strongly not recommended.
_IF_ you insist on pursuing that avenue, "Trace flag 1807 bypasses the check and allows you to configure SQL Server with network-based
Besides backup, any IT division should have a disaster recovery plan. You will find a few tips below relating to the development of such a plan and to what issues one should pay special attention in the course of backup planning.
Recently, when I was asked to create a new SQL 2005 cluster, Microsoft released a new service pack for MS SQL 2005 what is Service Pack 3.
When I finished the installation of MS SQL 2005 I found myself troubled why the installation of SP3 failed …
by Mark Wills
Attending one of Rob Farley's seminars the other day, I heard the phrase "The Accidental DBA" and fell in love with it. It got me thinking about the plight of the newcomer to SQL Server... So if you are the accidental DBA, or, simp…
Two types of users will appreciate AOMEI Backupper Pro:
1 - Those with PCIe drives (and haven't found cloning software that works on them).
2 - Those who want a fast clone of their boot drive (no re-boots needed) and it can clone your drive wh…
I've attached the XLSM Excel spreadsheet I used in the video and also text files containing the macros used below.