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How to Backup MSSQL Database From SQL Server Management Studio?
« on: December 24, 2018, 01:11:58 AM »
To take MS SQL database backup, first, you need to connect to MS SQL Server through SQL Server Management Studio.

  • Once you are connected to Microsoft SQL Server Database Engine, at the left-hand side in Object Explorer pane, click the SQL server name to expand the server tree.
  • Expand Databases and right-click on the database, select Tasks and click Backup. This will open up Backup-database window.
  • In the Backup type list box select Full, for Backup component, click Database.
  • Enter a name for the backup set or accept the suggested default backup set name.
  • Enter Description of the backup set (optional).
  • Choose the type of backup destination to Disk and click Add. Now select the destination where you want to store the database.
  • Once you select the backup destination, click Ok.
  • Make sure that your chosen backup destination is listed in destination box and click Ok.
  • Navigate to backup destination and verify the backup file.
  • That’s it.

You can also refer to the following article to take a backup of the MSSQL database.
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Re: How to Backup MSSQL Database From SQL Server Management Studio?
« Reply #1 on: December 31, 2018, 04:30:36 AM »
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