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I need the ability to copy a database similar to what the Copy Database wizard accomplishes in SQL Server, but in a more automated (i.e. command line) fashion. I am writing a small application in C# that is making a copy of a web site (both files and database).

Is there a way to execute whatever the Copy Database wizard in SQL Server 2008 does in the command line / C#?

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Your best be would be to backup and restore the database using the BACKUP DATABASE and RESTORE DATABASE commands. The Copy Database Wizard can throw errors and miss stuff.

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