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SQL Server Debugging: “Unable to Step. Invalid operation”

I'm debugging a call to a Stored Procedure in SSMS (2012). Frequently, and various random points in the code, a dialog pops up: Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio: Unable to Step. Invalid ...
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Viewing history for Maintenance Plan causing out of memory exception

I am trying to view history for a maintenance plan but keep getting an out of memory exception. It seems that the problem is that SSMS can't access memory beyond the ~3gb range. I've tried to find an ...
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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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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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SQL: name without a login name

I have noticed that when I open SQL server enterprise manager and I navigate to the list of users under a specific DB, I found users with"Name" but some have no "Login Name" value. What does this ...
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Missing menu items for Azure SQL tables within SQL Server Management Studio?

I have a table (say Table1) that is replicated via SQL Data Sync Agent across a local SQL Server 2012 as well as an Azure SQL Server (part of Microsoft Azure). Everything about Table1 (schema, table ...
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Remote connection to SQL Server 2008 in LAN

I try many ways, but still doesn't work. MSSQLSERVER is running. SQL Agent is running. SQL Browser is running. TCP/IP is enabled (something else inside it must I change?) Named Pipes is enabled ...
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How do I see processes from all users in SSMS2008?

I only see my own connections/processes in the new activity monitor... whereas in the earlier versions of SSMS you could see everyone's. Do I need to change a setting or something?
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Don't see job schedule added by sp_add_jobschedule in SQL Mgmt UI

I'm running a script like below on a SQL Server box and, even though it finishes correctly, then when, on SQL Mgmt UI, I right click on that job's properties, go to Schedules, I cannot see the ...
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SQL Server Multiple Instances but showing the same databases

I am running SQL Server 2008 R2 Standard Edition and need to have multiple instances which I have installed. However, when I restore a database onto one instance, it is showing up on the other ...
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In SSMS, editing a table, can column names be sorted alphabetically?

SSMS Sorts column names alphabetically in all its dialogs - when choosing columns for indexes, relationships, etc. However, when editing ("Designing") a table, the columns are listed in the order in ...
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Can't connect to remote mssql server

I'm trying to connect to my remote mssql server for my GunZ private server, but for some reason i get the following error Cannot connect to 94.xx.xx.xx. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: A connection was ...
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SQL server management studio 2005: Still can't copy column headers(checked option to include it already)!

I already changed the option to include column headers(Tools->option->results to grid->include column headers). Yet if I copy paste a Table or SQL query grid data results into Excel, i don't export ...
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windows 7 - sql server 2012 - Maintenanace Cleanup Task

My Team Foundation Server creates backups. I want to clear backups that are older than 5 days. Create Maintenanace Cleanup Task in Maintenance Plans of Management of Sql Server 2012. Point there ...
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SSMS doesn't show all installed Instances

I've installed two named instances (SQLEXPRESS & MSSQLSERVER) but in SMSS, it only shows SQLEXPRESS when I try to connect. How can I connect to MSSQLSERVER from SMSS. Note. SQLEXPRESS was ...
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Unable to save view: “There is already an object named 'Quotes' in the database.” - Error 1222

I often get the aloof error message above, after trying change a view in SQL Managment Studio 2008. I right-click on a view, select 'design', make a change (or not), and click the Save button. It ...
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MSSQL 2008 is claiming the firewall is blocking ports even from local machine

I was just hoping to step through a couple queries to see how the temp tables are interacting and I'm getting this message. The windows firewall on this machine is currently blocking remote ...
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SQL Server 2008 R2 and copy-only default value in SQL Server Management Studio

We are using Tivoli Storage Manager for taking backups of the database but sometimes our consultants need to take separate backup copies of the database using Management Studio. If they forget to mark ...
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Error: Package 'Microsoft SQL Management Studio Package' failed to load. In SQL Server Management Studio

I had installed SQL Server 2008 R2, the installation was succesful. But I can't open the Management Studio because this error is shown: Package 'Microsoft SQL Management Studio Package' failed to ...
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Dialogs appear on wrong monitor with SQL Server Management Studio 2008

I am running SSMS 2008 on Windows 7 with a dual monitor setup (one large, one small). SSMS is running on the secondary monitor, but everytime a dialog is opened, the dialog is placed on the primary ...
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Fresh Install of SQL Server 2008 doesn't install managment studio. Help!

Ok I am running Windows 7, 64 bit. I cleaned of SQL server 2005 completely off my system leaving only SQL Compact Edition. I went here ...
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Weird bug when copying from sql server management studio to excel in windows 7

I run a query in SQL management studio (results to grid), then select all results and copy with headers. Then I paste into Excel. The result: two specific records are put together on one row in ...
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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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ssms script wizard not working with modified tables

I'm looking for a way to get all triggers and constraint we modified in a script to migrate them to a different database or reapply to this one if necessary. I'm using SQLServer Management Studio ...
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What does this setting do when copying SSIS packages? “Duplicate package folder structure on destination for selected packages”

What does this setting do for copying SSIS packages? "Duplicate package folder structure on destination for selected packages." Is there any reason why I wouldn't want to duplicate the folder ...
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How to create an SSIS package with a Script Component

I am using Microsoft Business Intelligence Development Studio (BIDS) to create an SSIS package. Take into account that is my first attempt with SSIS. I want to take data from a Source database ...
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Logging ALL actions inside SSMS

Any time one of the following actions occur in SSMS, I would like it to be logged in a SQL table/file. I tried different stuff but nothing seems to be perfect. I might use some funny terminology, ...
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Linked Server in SSMS: role of “String Column Lengths” values

I'm using linked server in SQL Server Management Studio in order to connect to Mongo database through ODBC. I have hard time trying to get data from Mongo. Here is a query I try to make: Select * ...
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Hide databases in SSMS

In SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) Object Explorer, it shows all the databases of the connected server. But I have access permission for some of the databases. Is it possible to show only ...
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SQL Server Management Studio Import Wizard

I am trying to import a small excel spreadsheet into SQL using the SQL Server Management Studio Import Wizard, which is running on the Windows server (2008 R2) itself. When clicking "Import Data" from ...
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Cannot login to Reporting Services through SSMS and Reporting Services Configuration manager

I am trying to connect to reporting services through ssms. I am getting a following error: "A connection to the computer cannot be established. Access is denied" I have system administrator/system ...
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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 Cannot see tables in Object Browser where Login = db_owner

A colleague is trying access a particular SQL Server over a remote link. He can login to the server (via SSMS) with the SQL Server credentials I supplied, but although he can view tables/etc in the ...