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How do I backup data on a remote MS-SQL Server to my local computer?

I'm having access to Management Studio 2008. But I am willing to do anything ;-)

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Typically you do something like

BACKUP DATABASE <dbName> TO DISK = '<path>'

Have a look at;en-us;Q314546

there is also a tool called sqldump

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