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A small asp.net c# application works with a remote database (on the same computer).

Question: What are the steps to upload this database to asp project folder?
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Question by:Mike Eghtebas
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by:käµfm³d 👽
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What do you mean by "remote database"? What kind of database is this?
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by:Mike Eghtebas
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It is in SSMS. I want to bring into solution folder as we do with desktop application (as local file).
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SSMS is a utility for interacting with SQL Server and some of its lighter variants. It alone is not a database. Are you therefore saying that you are working with SQL Server? Or perhaps SQL Server Express or Compact?
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by:Mike Eghtebas
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My apology for poor description. I have SQLEXPRESS12, the database I work with now is in the Data folder (C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\MSSQL11.SQLEXPRESS12\MSSQL\DATA) and this is how SSMS sees it.

I will not be using compact version. What I want to do is to upload this database from DATA folder (after it is off line and detached) into my asp solution folder.

The reason I am doing it to make this application portable. Later when I try it on another computer; which also has SQLEXPRESS12, would allow me to demo the app on that computer.
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David Johnson, CD, MVP earned 2000 total points
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take the database offline
copy it to your appdata folder
attach it from your appdata folder.
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by:Mike Eghtebas
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I can manually copy and paste it into App_Data folder manually. But I am looking for a wizard solution that it works.

I tried: On the solution folder right-click/Add/Existing Item...  this gives me the browser. After selecting the .mdf file, the database gets copied solution folder whereas I was expecting to put in App_Data folder which it doesn't.

Eventually, I want to add few tables and procs into a LINQ-TO-SQL interface to create a .dhml file to work with.

This process seemingly is different with asp compare to desktop which I am quite familiar with.

Question: How is this done in a asp.net application?
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