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restore and backup SQL database

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Hey

I would like to give one of my users rights to restore and backup a specific database.

Using the SQL Management Console

MS SQL2010

How to?

Thx

Mike
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by:HuaMinChen
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You should use sa account to do backup/restore.
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by:Carl Tawn
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>> You should use sa account to do backup/restore
No you shouldn't.

The minimum permissions your user needs for BACKUP/RESTORE is to be a member of the db_backupoperator fixed server role.
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The user needs to be the dbo (not to confuse with the db_owner database role) in order to restore into an existing database. Dbo can be changed by sp_changedbowner

See link for : How to restore

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms177429.aspx

You can use the script to create a user for restore,Create Minimum permission backup restore role User / Operator DB for SQL 2008. In the attach file
db-backup-operator.sql
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