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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PHP PDO Drivers to access MSSQL DB from OSX 10.6 (snow leopard)

I've seen many a post but none make it clear or provide proof that MSSQL drivers are supported on OSX. So has anyone had any success in connecting to SQL Server using PDO Drivers? If so it would be ...
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How to find when the stored procedure was deleted and who deleted it?

Actually, one of the critical jobs failed while executing. In the error message it was found that the failure is because it was missing a stored procedure. Now how do I find out when was the stored ...
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SQL Server Linked Server RPC Options?

When setting up a linked server in SQL Server (we're on 2005), you can set two server options: Rpc Rpc Out Looking at the MSDN article, all it states is: RPC - Enables RPC from the specified ...
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Login failed--password of account must be changed--error 18488

I failed to connect to a production SQL server. My administrator reset my password, and told me what it was. SQL Server Management Studio gives me this error: Login failed for user 'Bill'. Reason: ...
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Access to the remote server is denied because no login-mapping exists

I've got a Linked Server in my SQL Express install that is using SQL Server Authentication. I've created a SQL Server login-mapping and it's using Impersonate. I've confirmed that the account exists ...
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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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Why are server authentication mode options are greyed out in Sql server 2005

I tried to search for the solution but couldn't find any. Please help me understand why the server authentication mode options are greyed out in Sql server 2005. I want to allow SQL Server login mode ...
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Database Backup and Full-Text Search

I am running SQL Server 2005 EE. When trying to perform a full database backup I receive the error message: Failed to pause catalog for backup. Backup was aborted.BACKUP DATABASE is terminating ...
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User not functioning after backup and restore of database to another server in SQL Server 2005

We have a database called 'foo' on the first sql server instance called 'SQL01' that is backed up nightly via a snapshot with Snap Manager for SQL Server and then flex cloned and restored to a second ...
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How to check progress of DBCC SHRINKFILE?

Is there a way to find out the progress of DBCC SHRINKFILE statement? Here is how I was running it dbcc shrinkfile('main_data', 250000) I am running above statement on both SQL Server 2005 and ...
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T-SQL Code to backup database with multiple files failed

I'm trying to write an automated script that will allow me to backup the database to a NAS with multiple files. I just started to use T-SQL. My objective is to automatically calculate the size of the ...
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Error 29503. The SQL Server service failed to start

I'm trying to install SQL 2005 onto a 2012 R2 server. The install is failing at the end when it is trying to start the database service. I have looked in the install logs and I'm getting the following ...
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Transferring 3 SQL databases from both SQL Express 2005 and Standard to a new physical server

I am trying to figure out the best method for transferring SQL 2005 databases from 2 different physical servers to a new server running windows server 2008 64bit. I own a fully registered copy of ...
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Does SQL Server 2005 Express default to TCP port 1433?

I am looking in SQL Server Configuration Manager, 'Protocols for SQLEXPRESS' And IP1, IP2, IP3, IP4, and IPALL have the TCP Port blank. Should that be 1433 or it will default to that?
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Sql Management Studio 2014 wont connect to clustered instance

I am experiencing an issue where my instance of SQL Server Management Studio 2014 will not connect to any of our production clustered SQL 2000 and 2005 instances. It will however connect to ...
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Some rows giving “String or binary data would be truncated” error when editing in Management Studio

When trying to add data to a newly created column using SQL Server Management Studio (edit rows), I am getting the following error: No row was updated. The data in row 1 was not committed. ...
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Recovering a specific job definition from an MSDB backup?

We've been asked to recover a specific SQL 2005 job from how it existed at a certain time in the past. We have MSDB database backups from that time period, but I can't overwrite the current MSDB ...
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SQL/SSMS read only user who can only view a single database

I'm currently using SQL Server 2005 which has a number of databases on for individiaul clients. I need to create a single read only login for each of my clients, however I cannot allow them to see ...
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Simplest way to shrink transaction log files on a mirrored production database

What's the simplest way to shrink transaction log file on a mirrored production database? I have to, as my disk space is running out. I will make a full database backup before I do this, so I don't ...
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SQL Server 2005 SP2 install Support files failed

I'm racking my brains trying to apply service pack 2 to a recently installed SQL Server 2005 installation on a Windows Server 2K3 64-bit The error message from the installation is unhelpful: MSP ...
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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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Automaticaly export Jobs and stored procedure from mssql server

I have MS SQL server with several jobs. Sometimes I and my colleagues change task. I want to export jobs, like at automaticaly so that put in mercurial and store version of jobs. I would also like ...
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Can't see all catalogs on a MSSQL Linked Server

On SqlServer 2000 I have created a Linked Server to a SqlServer 2005 machine, with "Server type" set to "SQL Server" (first radio button), and the linked server name set to the remote machine's ...
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How do I change the Web Service Account for SQL Server Reporting Services?

I am trying to configure a Report Server on SQL Server 2005 and need to change the ASP.NET Web Service Account. Can anyone point me in the right direction of how to do this. Thanks Andy
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How can one use Reporting Services against a log shipped database?

Using MS SQL SERVER 2005. I have log shipped the ReportServer database to the secondary server in Standby/Readonly. I seem to be unable to use Reporting Services on the secondary database because it ...
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Windows Server 2003 x64 Rebooting - PAGE_FAULT_IN_NONPAGED_AREA (50)

Windows Server 2003 x64 R2 Standard Edition it's rebooting by itself. I originally thought it wast Paragon Hard Disk Manager Premium 15. After uninstalled Paragon HDM 15 it stopped rebooting but it ...
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SQL Server 2005 Reporting Services - Configuration Manager & Management Studio Problems

When I open Reporting Services Configuration Manager on my server, an error message appears that says: Reporting Services Configuration Manager An unknown error has occurred in the WMI Provider. ...
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Can not connect to SQL server with SQL Authentication. But can using Windows Authentication

The server authentication is set to: SQL Server and Windows Authentication mode I can connect using Window authentication but not SQL authentication. Login failed for user 'sa'. (Microsoft SQL ...
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How to move SQL Server 2005 Instance “root directory” without re-installing the instance?

Does anyone know a way to change the SQL Server 2005 default instance "Root directory" without re-installing the instance? I just installed a RAID5 SAN drive and I want the backups of the SQL ...
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Can't rebuild master DB on MS SQL Server 2005 Express after power failure

There has been a power loss on our server and I cannot start the SQL service because the master DB is corrupted (as the log states). I found many articles recommending running the setup.exe with ...
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I cant change sa password in mssql 2005 “Could not find stored procedure 'master.dbo.sp_password'. (.Net SqlClient Data Provider”

We have an old ms sql 2005 server and for some reason, most of the features in sa account settings are grayed out.. Even I cant change sa password It will though this error "Could not find stored ...
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Helm3 Panel Database Login Error

I have an old Windows 2003 server using the Helm3 control panel (now owned by Parallels). Today it suddenly started displaying the following error when accessing the panel: Cannot open database ...
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Automatic log truncation when scripting from SQL 2008 to 2005

I have to convert a sql server 2008 database to a sql server 2005 database. As far as I understand it, the only reliable way to do this is by scripting the database to an earlier server version. Now, ...
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Why upgrade from SQL 2005 to SQL 2008 R2?

have been tasked to write a document outlining the best reasons to use SQL 2008 R2 instead of SQL 2005 for my brand new BI project. We have a policy of only using two versions at a time and there are ...
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How to filter columns in SQL Server replication?

I need to replicate some data from two tables in one database to another databases. I used snapshot replication. The issue is that I would like to replicate only some selected columns and the others ...
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Is it safe to restart Sql Server Agent?

I've found myself in the tenuous role of a developer tasked to manage a SQL server. I've set up some jobs to run on a schedule, but would like to receive email notification on completion. I've set ...
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SQL Server 2008 - 2005 Compatibility

I want to use SQL Server 2008, but I'd also like to maintain a fall back position of switching back to SQL Server 2005. I know I cannot backup 2008 to restore 2005 and detach/attach won't work - what ...
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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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How do I recover a dropped table from SQL Server Express 2005?

Something disastrous happened to me. I accidentally dropped my important table from SQL Server 2005 Express DB. Is there any way to recover that table with all records? Can DB Log file help? I have a ...
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Calling sp_start_job from a stored procedure

Our developers need to be able to start a SQL Server Agent job from their .Net code. I know I can call msdb..sp_start_job to do just that, but I don't want to give general user accounts direct access ...
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Can I view my MSSQL connection string from within SQL Server Management Studio?

I'm using SQL 2005, and was helping someone debug a connection issue today. I thought that I could view my current connection string from inside SQL Management Studio, but can't seem to figure out ...
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How can I detach a database that is in use?

Even though nothing is using it I am unable to detach a database because it is use. Cannot detach the database 'DEMO' because it is currently in use. I have tried rebooting and get the same ...
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List of things to check before turning on SQL Server CLR?

I am trying to deploy a CLR function (which computes a hash of a text or a file, not available from SQL Server) for the first time on a production server. I was able to test the function on a ...
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Determine Who Dropped a Database?

I have a SQL Server 2005 database that has been deleted, and I need to discover who deleted it. Is there a way of obtaining this user name?
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How to create aliases without installing SQL Server 2005 Client Tools

I need to configure SQL Server aliases on a public-facing production server. To do that, I need to install SQL Server Configuration Manager. I was not able to find a standalone installer for that, so ...
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SQL Server Migration Assistant for Oracle

I've recently installed SSMA and after connecting to both the Oracle instance (which holds the database to be converted) and the SQL Server I've mapped the necessary schemas from Oracle to MSSQL. The ...
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MSSQL 2005 Snapshot Agent Uses 100% CPU

When setting up a new subscription to a publication (transactional replication) from 64-bit SQL Server 2005 to 64-bit SQL Server 2005 the Snapshot Agent on the publisher consumes 100% of the CPU. I am ...
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SQL Server Express 2005 cannot accept connection (but ODBC working from external and local server)

I'm having a problem with SQL Server Express 2005 edition; it's unable to be contacted from an application (3rd party monitoring utility software). I have perform the following tests, all of which ...
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Backup single table MS SQL SERVER

How to take a back up of single table and restore it back when I required. I mean,I need back of single table with all the indexes,constraints and data associated with that table. because I want to ...
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DBCC CheckDB The operating system returned error 21(The device is not ready.)

The operating system returned error 21(The device is not ready.) to SQL Server during a read at offset 0x0000000001c000 in file 'E:\SQL Database\S***d\NewAdvWorks.mdf'. Additional messages in the SQL ...