How do I recover an overwritten SQL database?
Using SQL Server Management Studio
- Right click on the database you wish to revert back to a point in time.
- Select Tasks/Restore/Database.
- On the restore database dialog select the Timeline option.
Does SQL restore overwrite the existing database?
Restoring over an existing database with a backup taken of another database. With the REPLACE option, restore allows you to overwrite an existing database with whatever database is in the backup set, even if the specified database name differs from the database name recorded in the backup set.
How do I restore a database from an existing database?
- In Object Explorer, connect to an instance of the SQL Server Database Engine and then expand that instance.
- Right-click Databases and select Restore Database…
- On the General page, use the Source section to specify the source and location of the backup sets to restore.
How do I restore a database with Norecovery?
We can use RESTORE with NORECOVERY option using SQL Server Management Studio. Go to Options Choose the recovery state desired i.e. Leave the database non-operational, and do not roll back uncommitted transactions. Additional transaction logs can be restored. [RESTORE WITH NORECOVERY] and Click OK.
How do I make my database online from restoring mode?
If you are in this state, then your best bet is to: 1. Right-click the database, go to Tasks->Restore->Transaction Logs 2. Find the backup file that was used for the Tail Log back up 3. Restore the backup The restore should succeed and bring the database back online.
How do I change my database back to recovery mode without recovery mode?
- DROP DATABASE Practice.
- RESTORE DATABASE Practice FROM DISK = ‘D:/Practice.BAK’ WITH NORECOVERY.
- RESTORE DATABASE Practice FROM DISK = ‘D:/Practice1.TRN’ WITH NORECOVERY.
- RESTORE DATABASE Practice FROM DISK = ‘D:/Practice2.TRN’ WITH NORECOVERY.
- RESTORE DATABASE Practice WITH RECOVERY.