troubleshooting Question

How to restore using a SQL .bak file

Avatar of pzozulka
pzozulka asked on
Microsoft SQL ServerMicrosoft SQL Server 2008
8 Comments3 Solutions143 ViewsLast Modified:
One of our external developers sent us a copy of the SQL db so that we can upload it to our AWS sql server. He gave us a .bak file. How do I use this to attach the SQL db on my server?

My end goal is to be able run queries against this database in our environment.
Russell Fox
Data Engineer

Our community of experts have been thoroughly vetted for their expertise and industry experience.

Top Expert 2014

The Distinguished Expert awards are presented to the top veteran and rookie experts to earn the most points in the top 50 topics.

Join our community to see this answer!
Unlock 3 Answers and 8 Comments.
Start Free Trial
Learn from the best

Network and collaborate with thousands of CTOs, CISOs, and IT Pros rooting for you and your success.

Andrew Hancock - VMware vExpert
See if this solution works for you by signing up for a 7 day free trial.
Unlock 3 Answers and 8 Comments.
Try for 7 days

”The time we save is the biggest benefit of E-E to our team. What could take multiple guys 2 hours or more each to find is accessed in around 15 minutes on Experts Exchange.

-Mike Kapnisakis, Warner Bros