Linked server allows operation to multiple server as one query.

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Checking Job Status on Linked Server (MS SQL 2005)

We have 2 MS SQL 2005 Server instance. Both of them hold our warehouse environment. We receive around 100 files from our ERP System everyday and SQL Job on our Live environment Loads them in to ...
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Execute a stored procedure via a Linked Server from SQL Server 2008 R2 to SQL Server 2014

We are in the planning stages for an upgrade from SQL Server 2008 R2 to SQL Server 2014. Our system executes stored procedures against different databases on different servers. If we upgrade ...
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Pivot rows into multiple columns

I have a SQL Server instance that has a linked server to an Oracle server. There is a table on the Oracle server called PersonOptions which contains the following data: ╔══════════╦══════════╗ ║ ...
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Error when using views on a linked server

I have this query: SELECT - FROM -.dbo.tblTipoEntrevistador WHERE -IN ( SELECT CASE WHEN EXISTS ( SELECT * ...
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Unable to query SQL server metadata through linked server

I have a scenario where a user wants to do the following through a linked server: SELECT * FROM [DBTEST].[AdventureWorks].sys.objects WHERE object_id = OBJECT_ID(N'dbo.DatabaseLog'); The linked ...
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Linked Server and MSDTC on cluster

I'm trying to set up a linked server between two instances we have on our network. I've done this many times before without an issue, but this time I repeatedly get the following error: OLE DB ...
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Calling TVFs on another Instance

We have a database on a SQL Server 2014 instance. We have another on a 2008R2 instance. Both on the same server. I have created a linked server on the 2008R2 instance to the 2014 one. However, I am ...
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How to identify a process that has been cancelled?

How can you identify a process that has been cancelled? for example: I was running this dynamic sql - via a linked server: declare @sql nvarchar(max) declare @i int declare @z int DECLARE @vCrlf ...
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sp_testlinkedserver output verbose

I've built a script/Agent job that goes and polls our linked servers every 10 minutes to make sure they are online. Now, when one goes offline, It generates an email and notifies me. See below: ...
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SQL Server Linked Server performance: Why are remote queries so expensive?

I have two database servers, connected via Linked Servers. Both are SQL Server 2008R2 databases, and the linked server connection is made via a regular "SQL Server" link, using the current login's ...
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powershell problem when running on a remote server - access is denied

as a follow up from this question below: Run a PowerShell script on a different server - from inside a SQL Server job there you can see that for me tu run a powershell script from inside a sql ...
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Issue with FMTONLY in SQL Server 2012

I support an application that uses CodeSmith and NetTiers templates to generate C# code. CodeSmith inspects the database and uses the SET FMTONLY ON setting to determine the columns for which code ...
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How can I reduce OLEDB wait type in a SSAS linked server connection?

I have recently created a linked server to one of my SSAS servers. when I go ahead and open the catalogs, to see which ssas databases I have there, I use the following procedure: create procedure ...
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“current security context is not trusted” for job running as a SQL login accessing linked server

I'm running into the error "Access to the remote server is denied because the current security context is not trusted. [SQLSTATE 42000] (Error 15274)" while trying to run a stored procedure from a ...
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SQL Server using Linked Server to Oracle - table definition not updating with refresh

Is there some trick for SQL Server Linked Server to update the ODBC connection to a changed table? SQL Server provides Oracle with a view. Oracle runs a materialized query to basically make a table ...
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Linked server error not caught by TRY-CATCH

I am setting up a job to loop through a list of linked servers and execute a specific query against each one. I am trying to execute the query inside a TRY-CATCH block so if there's a problem with one ...
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Querying sys.master_files over a linked server

Querying sys.master_files through a linked server, I get no results. Why? How do I work around this issue?
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Using a Linked Server to import data from Excel

I have read a lot about linked servers being bad when there are multiple hops across servers and distributed joins. What if I am just using a linked server to import data into SQL Server from an ...
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Error converting data type nvarchar to float. Oracle Linked Server

Upon executing the following query select value, cast(value as float) float_value from OPENQUERY([ORACLESERVER], 'select 3/5 as value from table') I am getting the following error: Msg 8114, ...
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DELETE from Linked Server table using OPENQUERY and dynamic criteria

I'm attempting to run a DELETE statement from my local SQL Server to delete appropriate records from a table in my remote linked server using OPENQUERY(). I'm using the following code, but it seems ...
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Linked Server Risks

I'm implementing a new feature which requires data from databases on multiple servers. I just need to union data from all these servers and sort it. The two options that come to mind are: Use linked ...
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Error 7399 when the Access file has a password

I'm trying to create a linked server to access an old MS Access database (.mdb file) on SQL Server 2012, but I always get the error 7399 (authentication denied). So I tested with another mdb file that ...
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Reducing impact of SUM(DATALENGTH()) over linked server

I have a query that reports back to me how much time elapsed for records to be added. I also in this query track the size of an image that was added to the database. From what I can see it looks like ...
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SQL Server: error 7303 (architecture mismatch)

I've searched a lot, but I still didn't find out a solution. I have to create a linked server to get the data from a mdb file (MS Access). I use the SQL Server 2012 Express x64 on the Windows 8.1 x64. ...
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How can I enable distributed transactions for a linked server?

I have a SQL Server 2012 instance with a linked server pointing to a db2 database on an IBM Iseries system using the System i Access ODBC Driver. I'm trying to enable distributed transactions. I ...
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How can I call a remote User Defined Function?

I have SQL server which contains a link to another server(For e.g: test) I have a function in linked server(name:getvalue(@parameter)).so this function output i want to retrieve in SQL server 2012.I ...
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Synonym with same name as linked server

I have a database that is used for reporting services. This database was created by a contractor who is no longer around. Buried all throughout the database are references to a single table on a ...
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SQL Server 2012 - Disable Job On Linked Server

I have a job on server B, which is linked to server A. Is it possible to disable a job that exists on server B in the context of server A? I have tried the following command from server A and receive ...
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Which technology to synchronise SQL Server and MySQL data?

Which technology should be used if I want to move my data from SQL Server to MySQL server when data is entered to SQL Server row by row and getting feedback from MySQL server? Should it be 1. ...
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How can I get my linked server working using Windows authentication?

I'm trying to get a linked server to ServerA created on another server, ServerB using "Be made using the login's current security context" in a domain environment. I read that I'd need to have SPNs ...
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SQL Server - monitor changes on linked server

We have a local SQL Server database which we have full control over, and in this local server we are linking a remote SQL Server database, to which we have only read access (no schema changes, no ...
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Linked Server Query Failures Due To Indexes

We are trying to query a 2008R2 database (ServerA) from 2012 (ServerB) using a linked server on ServerB that has security setup to use a SYSADMIN SQL Server Login on ServerA. Example: When I run the ...
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CREDENTIAL mapped to Login to gain access to file resource for Bulk INSERT

According to BOL, this should be a fairly straight-forward solution to my problem, but unfortunately, it is not working and I have not been able to find much online about using CREDENTIAL mapping. ...
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Property error when linking SQL Servers

I'm running into an issue linking SQL servers. The servers I have are: Server A - SQL Server 2008 R2 Server B - SQL Server 2014 I can set B as a linked server on A with no problem, but setting up A ...
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SSRS - ERROR NUMBER:7357 while passing multiple value parameters using comma delimited string to stored procedure

I am working on a SSRS report to display the logins permissions in a set of databases on a specific server. the server, the logins and the databases are all parameters. NULL shows them all (logins ...
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Getting TEXT data from postgres throught linked server to MSSQL

I'm using MSSQL 2008 R2 with linked server to postgres 9.4. My problem is: when I select column with data type text it shows me only XXX first chars and adds (...) on the end. select description from ...
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Working Linked Server Query fails in sp_send_dbmail

Take the following example: EXEC msdb.dbo.sp_send_dbmail @recipients = 'me@whatever.co.uk' , @query = 'SELECT TOP 10 * FROM LINKEDSERVERA.DATABASE.dbo.TABLE' , @attach_query_result_as_file = N'True' ...
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Is There A Benefit To Using SSIS Packages Over Linked Servers?

We have a new head DBA, and he has decided he does not want us to use linked servers for development moving forward. In addition he would like to replace all existing code that uses linked servers to ...
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How to create a Linked Server from SQL Server 2008 to DB2?

( This is an edit...the real post was really big ) I'm having problem with my SQL Server 2008 to DB2 linked server. I'm getting this error: TITLE: Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio The ...
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SQL Server Linked Server error and Query Problem

I have two servers running SQL Server 2000 and SQL Server 2005. There is a database A,B in SQL Server 2000. Similarly I have the same in A,B in SQL Server 2005. A,B are name of the database. I have a ...
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Oracle Linked Server on SQL partial insert

I am using OpenQuery to insert into OracleLinkedServer, inside a while loop from while ( @id <= @cnt) Begin INSERT INTO OPENQUERY ( MY_LINKED_SERVER,'SELECT COL1, ...
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Linked Server vs. Ad Hoc (OpenRowset / OpenDatasource) Distributed Queries

I have an application which needs to grab data from different clients' databases that reside at the client's location. So alongside their normal details such as company name, address etc, I also store ...
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Run Sp on linked server 2008 [closed]

How could i run my sp on a linked server ? Using sql-server-2008 Exec my_sp [db-srv_name].[db-name].[dbo] Please help me i am new in sql
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Add linked server from SQL Server 11.0.5058 to SQL Server 10.50.4000 [closed]

I tried to add a linked server running on SQL Server 2008 R2 (10.50.4000) from SQL Server 2012 (11.0.5058). I keep getting this error: The linked server has been created but failed a connection ...
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SQL Server: Frequent Login timeout expired in Linked server

I am using SQL Server 2012. I have scheduled a job to run every 1 hour, with 1 step calling 1 simple Stored Procedure. The Stored Procedure migrates around 1K data from production server to our local ...
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Access Sql Server Linked Server during Logon Trigger

I am trying to log users logons to my Sql Server (A) in another Sql Server (B, different location physically), but when I try to log in I get the error Login failed ... due to trigger execution and ...
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Linker Server data import

I have three servers, A, B, and C. Each with a individual database. A and B are linked B and C are linked All queries most be run on server B for security reasons. I have data on server C which I ...
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Linked server performace issue?

I have created a linked server in SQL Server 2008 R2 Enterprise Edition for MySQL i.e. MySQL database is accessible under SQL Server environment. I have a created a trigger in SQL Server such that ...
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SQL Server 2012 linked server to SQL Server 2000

I am trying to select through an linked server from SQL Server 2012 to SQL Server 2000. The linked server has been setup and I can browser the target database through the linked server which ...
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Cannot Check if the Access Database Engine is Installed and Configured

All, I want to check if the Access Database Engine is installed and linked to SQL Server. On my development machine (x64-bit) the following queries both show the Access Engine to be available as a ...