SQL Log Shipping without connecting to both servers

Hi all,
is there a documented process to do replication with log shipping where the only thing available to the destination database is the log files?  If not I will have to setup an SSIS package to do restores of the log files to the destination database, which seems problematic?

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Vitor MontalvãoMSSQL Senior EngineerCommented:
You want to replicate data bases on the log files? I don't think that's possible.
Log Shipping solution is to perform regular transaction log restores, so what's problematic for you?
Thunder724Author Commented:
The problematic issue, correct me if I'm wrong, is keeping track of which files to restore, and dealing with a possible loss of a log from the source.  So if I am processing a log restore every  30 minutes; and for some reason one or more logs are not created or not accessible, I may miss something.
Vitor MontalvãoMSSQL Senior EngineerCommented:
Log shipping feature always knows which transaction log backup file is to be used for the next restore as long you can guarantee that all backups will be copied to the configured path.

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Thunder724Author Commented:
Yes, that is true; but I'm going into a situation where only the log files will be provided.
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