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  How to do a restore of sqlserver 2008 database if multi user are logged in.

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by:Wizilling
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do you have a enterprise edition of sql2008. if yes they you can do an online restore.

if you dont have a enterprise version then - first you have to kick all the users out and then do a restore.
do a sp_who2  and kill the active connections to the db

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by:amitabh04
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Hi,
  How do I know what are active connections after running sp_who2? What is the command to kill active connections?

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by:Anthony Perkins
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>>How do I know what are active connections after running sp_who2?<<
You identify all the spids that have the dbname you are attempting to restore.
>>What is the command to kill active connections?<<
That would be KILL

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by:Wizilling
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find the connections to your DBname when you run sp_who2
find the corresponding spid

to kill ... exec

KILL spid_here

or you can just ask the users to log off while you restore.
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by:amitabh04
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Hi,
   Do I kill  process in 'sleeping' status for my DBname.

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by:Wizilling
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yes... as they hold a connection to ur db
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by:amitabh04
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Hi,
  So no matter what the status is kill all connections to my DB. Is that right?

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yes.

FYI - spid between 1 - 50 cant be kiiled
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