Microsoft's SQL Server is a relational database management system (RDBMS) that runs as a server providing multi-user access to a number of databases. This tag is for questions on the 2005 version

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Time-out occurred while waiting for buffer latch type 3 for page (1:401831), database ID 8

I'm getting the below error while insert record into a SQL 2005 SP3 DB. Msg 845, Level 17, State 1, Line 1 Time-out occurred while waiting for buffer latch type 3 for page (1:401831), database ID 8. ...
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Copy SQL Server Databases

I am looking to "move" databases to different servers with minimal disruption to data and service. These databases vary in size from 5GB to 140 GB. I've seen and even used some of the various data ...
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Periodic SQL Server connection drop due to domain configuration? [closed]

An application of ours, running on a customers computer, reported an SQL Server connection error sporadically (4 times in a week). This connection error freezes our application for a few seconds and ...
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Cannot login as sysadmin (SQL Server 2005)

I am having a problem to access the SQL server with my domain account 1) I used sa account to login to a SQL 2005 server in SSMS. 2) I added my domain account (as domain\user) using integrated ...
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SQL Server keep crashing, cannot connect with SSMS, Agent not starting

System Windows Server 2003 x64 SQL Server 2005 x64 Problems: 1) Cannot connect via SSMS - Tried both sa account and domain account (that is in sysadmin group) - If I supplied the wrong password, ...
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SQL Server 2005 Linked Server using SSMS from laptop vs RDP

I connect to work network via Cisco VPN from my work laptop, which is on AD. Edit I am using SQL authentication to connect from Server A to B; in scenario #1 I can connect. I can even connect from ...
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How to hide a connection string in the DMZ

We are setting up an IIS Server on Windows Server 2012 in a DMZ, running off-domain. This server requires access to SQL Server 2005 on the other side of the firewall, inside our domain. We plan to ...
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SQL Server 2005 DROP LOGIN syntax error

This snippet of code (it's just a repeater, not the actual code I'm going to run) throws a syntax error on the DROP LOGIN command: declare @obso_user varchar(16) set @obso_user = 'BEN_VA\20362781' ...
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How much memory / processors will cause SQLCLR to fail to load?

I'm considering enabling SQLCLR on our SQL2005 production server, however technet states: Computers configured with large amounts of memory and a large number of processors may fail to load the ...
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MSSQL Database Mail Log is flooded with errors (20-30 per second) when mail server goes down

We're using SQL Server 2005. Every so often our mail server goes down, and when this happens, as soon as our SQL code tries to send dbmail, the Database Mail Log has an item which looks like this: ...
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SQL Agent started with local user account can't run job with domain user account

I have SQL Agent running under a local user account. Jobs runs well if I used Local account credentials for the cmdExec step. If I try to use a domain user account (created previously in proxies ...
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Can not move SQL Primary File

In the process of moving/upgrading old SQL server 2005, I need to move some sharepoint PWA datafiles. After detaching the database from the files, I am trying to copy/move the DB files from their old ...
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Error after moving WSUS DB from one server to another

I have a WSUS 3.2 Installed on a Windows Server 2003 R2. SQL Server 2005. I want to move the WSUS DB from this server, to our new SQL Server 2008 R2 on a new Windows Server 2008 R2 Machine. After ...
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MS SQL Express is not enough - whats to do?

I now have my first bigger project of my own. I invested around 500 working hours and the project is done. It's actual ASP.Net with C# and Linq to SQL, the platform is an MS SQL Server 2005 Express ...
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Very simple Update query hanged on one database but not on a mirror

A little background I am working with an ASP.NET MVC ERP-like Intranet application. It uses the Entity Framework technology for data access for a MS SQL server. We have 3 versions of the application ...
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SQL Server Hardware Config

i am an IT Consultant and take up projects for my clients for setting up complete IT infrastructure. I have a client who has been facing problem with their DATABASE, he is a retail distributor for ...
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Can there be two machines with the same server name (SQL SERVER) in the same network? [closed]

I have a program in excel that connects to several sql servers using servername and instance. My question is, what would happen if there are two servers (machines) with the same servername in the same ...
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How can I troubleshoot an application connecting to SQL Server

I'm trying to get ASP.net StoreFront to Connect to SQL Server Express 2005, on Windows Server 2008. I followed This Microsoft Support article without success. Below is the error. [SqlException ...
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Best raid configuration for my sql Server 2005

I have SQL SERVER 2005 database running on windows server 2008 with following configuration SERVER:HP Proliant ML380 G7 CPU: 1 RAM: 10 GB of RAM HHD: 3*300 GB HHDs with RAID 5 configuration. It has ...
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SQL Server 2005 Express behind linux gateway with iptables

We want to access an SQL Server instance which runs on 10.12.1.2:1433 through a linux gateway machine. The gateway n205 has 2 interfaces eth0 with IP 192.168.1.205 and eth1 with IP 10.12.1.1 The ...
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SQL Server 2005 Issue

I am stuck. I've just taken over maintenance on a SQL Server...that has not been backed up in quite a while...The log file has grown to over 1.61TB...Yes, 1.61TB. It has swallowed all available disk ...
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What are the correct permissions for service account to run databasemail?

I setup database mail on a SQL Server 2005 instance and kept getting this log message whenever an email was tried: Message 1) Exception Information Exception Type: System.NullReferenceException ...
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Website loses connection to database intermittently

Every so often our website loses connection to the sql server and I receive the following errors: "The following error: A network-related or instance-specific error occurred while establishing a ...
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Is there a download available for SQL Server 2005 Replication Components?

I'm trying to install SQL Server Compact 3.5 Server Tools. I'm getting an error saying I need to install SQL Server 2005 Replication Components in order to proceed. From searching online it appears ...
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How to undo assigning ownership of db_datareader/db_datawriter schema?

i meant to assign an SQL Server login to the db_datareader db_datawriter database roles. But if a moment of sore tummy and tiredness, i accidentally give that user schema ownership of them ...
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SQL Server linked server: “Cannot start more transactions on this session.”

i am trying to perform an INSERT operation against a linked server: DBCC TRACEON (3604, 7300) BEGIN TRANSACTION INSERT INTO LIVE.Contoso.dbo.Events (EventGUID, EventDate, LoginGUID, UserGUID, ...
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SQL Error When Running My “Find All Unused Packages” in SCCM 2007 Report Console

SQL Error When Running My "Find All Unused Packages" in SCCM 2007 Report Console Asked by: the_ratzenator I am trying to run an SCCM 2007 Report to find all unused Pacakges in my environment and I ...
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SQL Server doesn't archive logs

I was just looking over one of oure less monitored databases and noticed that it hasn't archived any logs for over a month. This is what it looks like now. The current log has over 700 000 events and ...
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One of five services sharing an account gets logon failure

We had a recent servercrash due to power failure. Five servers went down instantly (no soft shutdown). After getting the power back, we restarted them and everything works well except that now the ...
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What happens if a stored procedure is run in SSMS and it crashes?

What happens if a stored procedure is run in sql server management studio (SSMS 2012 to 2005 server) and it crashes? I'm guessing the stored procedure continues to run? On the other hand I have read ...
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SQL Server 2005 clustered - set maximum concurrent connections to 1

On a SQL Server 2005 clustered - I set the maximum concurrent connections to 1 and now the SQL server cluster cannot start. I guess it needs at least two connections (one for each node). Can I ...
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How to best move system DBs from SQL 2005 to SQL 2008 R2?

I'm in the process of moving from SQL 2005 to SQL 2008 R2. Moving the production DBs and logs is straightforward, through either detach/attach or backup/restore. (new hardware, so I have the old ...
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Can't connect to SQL Server 2005, even with local Server Management Studio

After setting up a second network adapter in the process of adding some SSL'd sites to ISS, my instance of SQL Server 2005 is no longer accessible - including through SQL Server Management Studio. ...
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upgrading ACT1013..instance of SQLact7 on computer but not running

I have gone into SQL server config manager but can't get the thing to start...have some screen shots...but cant attach images since i am a newbie...it is SQL server 2005 and i can't get the instance ...
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SQLServer 2005 Select statements work, Update statements don't

I would appreciate any ideas on this. It has us really confused. The issue seems to be environmental so we are going to host this one process elsewhere, but it is driving me crazy that I don't know ...
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sa account automatically disable itself

I am having trouble logging into SQL Server 2005 with the sa account because the account disables itself after i have enabled it. I checked the server properties ; the account is configured for "SQL ...
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SQL services wont start due to incorrect drive letter after windows restore

SQL services wont start due to incorrect drive letter after windows restore Had a server crash, was successfully able to reinstall windows and restore the server SQL and all the necessary services ...
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VB6 application backup using SQL 2005 suddenly failing

We have a windows server 2003 R2 machine running MSSQL 2005, and our XP workstations all run a VB6 application which calls the SQL backup utility to backup a 700 Mb database. A couple of weeks ago all ...
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migrate old MS SQL 4.2 (circa 1992) db dump to MS SQL 2005

I have a cusotmer who sent me their database dump, which I'm supposed to import into MS SQL 2005 and have a look at. Unfortunately, it is (I am told) from MS SQL 4.2 (circa 1992), (which apparently ...
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Removing service from Windows 7

I had installed and later uninstalled SQL Server 2005 . I used registry cleaner tools and deleted all files related to SQL Server . Still the services console shows entry for previous installed ...
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SQL Server 2005 on Windows 7 along with SQL Server 2008 R2 Express Edition

I've installed SQL Server 2008 R2 Express Edition in my Win 7 notebook. The Express Edition doesn't have SQL Profiler enabled. Thus it's hard for me to debug my SQL 2005 applications. I have a ...
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Best way to upgrade Hard Disks holding SQL Data Files?

We have an SQL 2005 Server we need to upgrade the Hard Disks on. The most efficient way I can think of to do this is the following; Run a backup using Backup Exec on the D:\ Partition (This ...
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Problems with SSRS and IIS

I'm really not sure where this question would be best asked, so I'm posting this here in an IIS-specific forum, and also over in SQL Server Central for an SSRS-specific audience. The problem that I'm ...
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My server is slower than the average user's computer, should I still offload Access queries to SQL Server? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do you do Load Testing and Capacity Planning for Databases I have a database set up with MS Access 2007 front ends and an SQL Server 2005 back end. At the moment, ...
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Server 2003 saying unlicensed

I came in this morning to our windows 2003 server - running only SQL server 2005 saying it was unlicensed. When logged straight onto the box as soon as I got past the login, it popped up the click yes ...
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Delete data from a SQL Server database on a full partition

I have a SQL Server 2005 Database on a dedicated partition, during the time the database grown and now it have occupied all the space on the partition, now the problem is that the only operation I ...
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Issue with MVC4 site on Windows Server 2003 causing the server to disconnect from network

I have a fairly beefy MVC4 site running on a Server 2003 box (32 bit). This box is also running our companies main ERP system (including it's SQL Server instance), so it's a pretty taxed box. ...
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How to I limit sql user permissions to read only while still allowing stored procedure execution?

Here is my goal: create a login and associated database user with permissions to select (read only), and excecute stored procs that do no updating. A bit of backstory is that this is SQL 2005, and is ...
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Is my server lacking storage space?

Looking for some help here. I have two ASP.Net web applications using SQL Server 2005 hosted on a dedicated Windows 2003 server. One of the applications only receives around 100 unique hits a day, ...
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Why is my sa user permanently locked out?

Here's the timeline of events: I attempted to log in to the database on my local machine using Microsoft SQL Server 2005. I was informed that my sa user was locked out with the below error message. ...