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How do I do a backup with copy only?
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by:Paul Jackson
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Can you explain a bit more what you are trying to achieve?
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by:Ephraim Wangoya
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If you only want to do a copy of the database.
First take the database offline or detach it
Copy all the files for the database (.mdf, .ldf .ndf if any) to your new location
Reattach your database to the server

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All this is not worth it, Just take a backup of the database and copy it wherever you want
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by:Anthony Perkins
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>>How do I do a backup with copy only? <<
You use the COPY_ONLY clause.
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Thanks..
Put me on the right track and found this link

http://www.mssqltips.com/tip.asp?tip=1075
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