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BI SQL # 120 : SQL Server DBA Scripts : How to Verify Backup before restoring it !

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In this article we are going to cover How to Verify Backup before restoring it !

In this post we are going to discuss following points:

  • Problem Statement of SQL Script:
  • Description of SQL Script:
  • Input Parameter of SQL Script
  • SQL Script Code
  • SQL Script Output Screenshot
  • User Level to execute

 

Problem Statement of SQL Script:

How to Verify Backup?

Description of SQL Script:

Verify backup- There are some script to check and verify existing database before restoring. SQL Server has provided some Keywords that are mentioning below:-

Verifyonly

Headeronly

Filelistonly

Labelonly

Input Parameter of SQL Script

Back Up File Name : @BackUpFileName

SQL Script Code

DECLARE @BackUpFileName VARCHAR(500)

SET @BackUpFileName = 'C:\test.bak'

-- - Checks to see that the backup set is complete and that all volumes 
are readable
RESTORE verifyonly
FROM DISK = @BackUpFileName

---Returns a result set containing all the backup header information for all 
backup sets on a particular backup device
RESTORE headeronly
FROM DISK = @BackUpFileName

--- Returns a result set containing a list of the database and log files 
contained in the backup set.
RESTORE filelistonly
FROM DISK = @BackUpFileName

--sample for error message:
RESTORE verifyonly
FROM DISK = @BackUpFileName

--ingormation and software version information
RESTORE LABELONLY
FROM DISK = @BackUpFileName

SQL Script Output Screenshot (Exceled and SQL Output)

image

User Level to execute

100

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