Linked server allows operation to multiple server as one query.

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Linkserver update not working in Transaction

I am trying to do operation on my linked server. I have created one linked server and everything is ok. I just observed one thing which I am not able to understand. if I run: update SERVER.testdb.[...
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When and Who created linked server?

I came across a linked server that is pointing to production from test environment with full access. Is there a way to find out who and when this linked server was created? Based on last modified date,...
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Create a Linked-Server from SQL Server 2008 R2 to AWS RDS SQL Server

How do I correctly create a linked-server entry, from an on-prem SQL Server, to an AWS RDS SQL Server instance? On-prem is 2008 R2, AWS-RDS is running 2012. This is the error I get when attempting ...
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Accessing a Linked server [closed]

I am fairly new to the whole DBA scene. With that said, i was able to get an ODBC connection established within Microsoft SQL Server 2012 to be able to access a database for a library. Now what I am ...
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Linked Server works on SSMS and isn't found on SSDT

My Microsoft SQL Server has a linked server to another SQL Server. I have a simple query that runs on mine, deleting a remote table (truncate doesn't work) and inserting data to it. This query works ...
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MS SQL, MySQL linked server distributed transactions

I have a linked mysql server object that I am accessing through MS SQL. I'm unable to execute any 'OpenQuery' queries to the MYSQL inside a trigger because I get the following error message: Msg ...
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Best solution to keep a big table synched in 2 DB

I manage a few tables with more than 1 billion records. Daily, their ETLs run, reading data from flat files and inserting a few thousand records on each of them. Now I need to keep these same tables ...
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Query Exceeding Query Timeout on Linked Server and Working

Currently we have a SQL Server Agent job that executes a stored procedure that reads data over a linked server. Initially on our test server this was timing out at 10m:17s (617 seconds). We changed ...
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Linked server to Availability Group Listener - is anyone successfully using one?

I edited the question hoping to check the basic stuff first. Does anyone have linked servers that successfully work with Availability Group listener? Have anyone heard of problems with linked servers?...
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OLE DB provider “MSDASQL” for linked server “[name]” was unable to begin a distributed transaction

I have a linked server setup from SQL Server Ent 2012 to PostgreSQL 9.3 and a stored procedure pulling 3 filtered tables from it and storing each in a temporary table. There is a final query at the ...
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How to set up repl_distributor for data access

I need to run queries on the distributor server from the publisher during deployment in a transactional replication setup. I see repl_distributor is set up as a linked server, but am having trouble ...
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The call to LOADLIBRARY for the XA resource manager DLL failed (PostgreSQL & SQL Server)

I am attempting to setup a Linked Server from MS SQL Server 2012 to PostgreSQL 9.3 via Linked Servers & ODBC driver from PostgreSQL. Everything works, until a given query invokes MSDTC, at which ...
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How to connect to a password protected Access 2010 database from SQL Server 2014 x64

I have the following situation: An Access 2010 database (.accdb) on a shared folder of a remote server. A domain account that can access the shared folder and files. A SQL Server 2014 x64 running on ...
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Distributed transaction debug

I have the classic error: Msg 7391, Level 16, State 2 When I try to execute a transaction over a linked server. I have the same identical configuration in 2 environment, production and test. It ...
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Unable to get anything other than 'Remote scan' when selecting from linked MySql server

I have a linked server in SQL Server 2012 (SP3) that points to a MySql 5.1.61 server on another machine. Whatever I do, I don't seem to be able to get any where filtering to occur on the remote side. ...
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Extracting data from SQL Server linked server

I am using MS SQL Server 2012, and I am trying to extract data from a Linked Server database. In SQL Server management studio, I can see the linked server. I can browse the database on the server. I ...
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Run Built-In Function on linked server

We have two SQL 2014 servers, and I have created a Linked Server on one of them to the other. As part of a task I'm trying to run I need to convert a SQL UserID to a username on both the local and the ...
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Connecting 2 databases using sp_addlinkedserver

I have 2 servers and I want to connect to them using this: exec sp_addlinkedserver 'myserver1.dyndns.biz'; exec sp_addlinkedsrvlogin 'myserver1.dyndns.biz' , 'FALSE', NULL, 'remoteuser', '...
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OLEDB provider for linked server reported change of schema version error

I am trying to run a report but its giving this message: An error has occurred during report processing. (rsProcessingAborted) Query execution failed for dataset 'ParamYear'. (rsErrorExecutingCommand)...
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SSDT - Unresolved Reference to temporary table in linked server

Here's the scenario. I am extracting data from a table in an Oracle database via a linked server as part of an ETL process. I am developing the solution in Visual Studio 2013 with SQL Server Data ...
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ODAC OLE DB provider “OraOLEDB.Oracle” for linked server supplied inconsistent metadata for a column

I am using SQL Server 2014 linked server to connect to an Oracle 11gR2 (11.2.0.3) database, using the ODAC 12.1.0.2.4 Oracle OLE DB Provider. I have a stored procedure that lives in a SQL 2014 ...
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Can't list columns or query in MS Access 2003 linked server in SQL Server 2008 R2 using Microsoft Jet 4.0 OLE DB Provider?

I can however list the tables... If I run Exec sp_tables_ex 'LSTest' I get a result with a list of tables. But if I run Exec sp_columns_ex 'LSTest', '<one of those table names>' I get an ...
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How do I guarantee using Microsoft ODBC Driver 13 for SQL Server in a linked server?

On SQL Server 2016, how do I guarantee using Microsoft ODBC Driver 13 for SQL Server in a linked server? I don't mind there being another layer in there, such as the MSDASQL provider, but I do want ...
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Troubleshooting Case Sensitive linked server identification

Good afternoon, A few of our 2008 SQL servers were recently migrated to fresh 2014 installs, and I'm having trouble identifying where a breakdown is occurring in the linked server setup because of ...
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What sort of SPN / AD Computer Delegation do you need for delegation of credentials to a linked server that connects to a file share?

The idea here is to perform a double hop and delegate the credentials of the client (leeand00@example.org), that have been sent to the SQL2.example.org server to SQL3.example.org (admittedly this is ...
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Create Linked Server using Active Directory account

I was able to grant access in MSSQL to an Active Directory group and add a service account to that group. It's working fine, I'm able to use trusted connection to login on that MSSQL using both my ...
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SQL Server: How to export database with linked servers

I'm a web developer and I want to export a database to work on it in my local machine. I'm using generate script with data. the script is generated but without the linked servers used by some Views. ...
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querying sys.database_principals accross a linked server

I'm attempting to get a listing of the users and roles they are associated with on a remote server to be input into a database on the local server. But when I use the linked server sys....
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SQL Server Linked Server with Microsoft OLE DB Provider for Visual FoxPro?

We were having some issues with our old Microsoft Visual Fox Pro ODBC driver that we shoehorned into Windows 7 and is no longer supported by Microsoft and has not been for quite a long time... So ...
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Bypass stored procedure execution CPU consumption

We are using Microsoft SQL Server Agent Jobs to execute stored procedures on the other database systems (like MySQL or Oracle). Usually we run procedures via linked servers (over OLEDB and ODBC ...
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Catalog of LinkedServer2 from Server1 shows databases on Server1

I'm on Server1 and set up a linked server to LinkedServer2, but the catalog shows the databases on Server1! I am sure I've done something bone-headed or am overlooking something horrendously obvious, ...
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Linked Server Error on SQL Agent Job

I get the below error from a SQL Server Agent Job. However, if I run the query in the job manually it works fine. Why is this? Is it just SQL Agent that requires MSDTC? I don't believe it is ...
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Updating linked server with temp table join

I am performing the following operation: Update A set A.col1 = B.col1 From LinkedServer.LinkedDatabase.dbo.remoteTable A JOIN #localTempTable B on B.column = A.primaryKeyColumn The performance is ...
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SSMS connects, Linked server fails

There's a SQL Server 2012 machine which I have login and password. It's a SQL Server login, not an AD one. I'm able to login using SSMS. But when I configure a linked server in my SQL Server I get ...
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SQL Server Partially Contained Databases and Linked Servers

What is the work around for using linked servers with partially contained DBs? Additionally, how would this work with Always on and a secondary replica?
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security concerns over enabling data access for the current server

Included in the code of the creation of some stored procedures, I have the enabling of data access as you can see below. BEGIN TRY PRINT @@SERVERNAME PRINT DB_NAME() PRINT 'enable the ...
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Linked servers - Upgrading from 2005 to 2012

Best way to find other server are linked to 2005 SQL Instance as I am migrating all to 2012 SQL Server. I will migrate all linked server that is linked to 2005 SQL Instance but what is the best way ...
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Linked server calling “select * from table” query (ODBC Connection)

Every time I use any command using my Linked Server connection on any table it call first a "select * from table" If I use a simple query like that: INSERT INTO LINKEDSERVER...MYSQLTABLE SELECT * ...
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How to get MS Access to reach a Linked server on MSSQL

We have an MS Access DB that has been in place for 16 years in a Front End/BackEnd configuration. It is now running under the latest version of MS Access using ACCDB files. Since its inception, we ...
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How do I handle multiple rows with variables defined by a query?

I am trying to write a query that uses variables to feed into a sub query. Query: DECLARE @Code VARCHAR(5) DECLARE @Sys INT DECLARE @Key INT SET @Key = 12345 SET @Code = (SELECT Code FROM LOOKUP....
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Why does OpenQuery hang for hours before raising Query timeout expired when query timeout on Linked Server is set much shorter?

In production have two SQL 2012 instances on separate servers, with a Linked Server set up between them. No problems there. In development, I have the databases for both in one 2012 instance, and have ...
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How to Replicate data between a hosted database and a local database

I have a Cloud hosted Database, maintained by a different company. Here is my scenario: Cloud Hosted Database SQL Server 2012 - Need to connect through a VPN. We setup a local Server with with ...
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Modify linked server definition (Oracle) in SQL Server 2012

I have created a linked Oracle server in SQL Server 2012 using Oracle Provider for OLE DB and TNSNAMES.ORA (the Oracle database is clustered and, as far as I know, no other connection method works ...
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Most restricting permissions for querying view with linked server

I've created view to query another server via linked server(SQL Server 2014). I need to grant permissions to developers to use this view. Granting only select is not enough and they got the ...
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Do I need different linked server remote users?

I have inherited a project that uses a local Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Express Edition and a central SQL Server 2012 as a backup. There may be multiple local "machines"/databases that all are linked ...
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Join SQL Server table in OPENQUERY on multiple keys

I need to join an Oracle linked server table (with 1 billion rows) with an SQL Server table (with 100 rows) on multiple keys: SELECT * FROM OPENQUERY(EDW, 'SELECT * FROM ORACLE_TABLE') A INNER JOIN ...
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How can I tell what database/procedure is using a linked server?

I have 3 servers, one of which has a linked server configured that points to the other - I'll call this Server A. Server A has over 100 user databases for various purposes. Server B is running SQL ...
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Linked Server to Oracle seems to be slow

we have a linked server between a SQL Server 2008 R2 instance and an Oracle 11.1.0.7 instance using OraOLEDB.Oracle Provider. The enabled options for provider are: Dynamic parameter Nested queries ...
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Linked Server Error - Login Failed for user 'myaccount'

I have a database on serverA. I have a windows account (myAccount) that is a member of db_datareader role on this db. On serverB, I want to create a linked server to the database on server using ...
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Permission Error when creating Linked Server from SQL Server to Access DB

I created a linked server from my SQL Server 2008 R2 64 bit Windows Server 2008 machine to an Access 2000 Database that resides on another server. The Linked server was created with no trouble using ...