This tag is for SQL Server 2008, major build version 10.00.xxxx.

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How to set foreign key in table in one database that references a table in another database

Msg 1768, Level 16, State 0, Line 1 Foreign key 'FK_id' references object 'dbo.student' which is not a user table. Msg 1750, Level 16, State 0, Line 1 Could not create constraint. See ...
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Sql agent job fails with access denied error

We are trying to execute a SQL agent job which executes a step to shut down a service on DEV ENV using CMDexec, but it fails with error below: Executed as user: ABC\mssql. System error 5 has ...
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application hangs user login to apps but not able to open the other link (apps is in c sharp using sql server 2008) [on hold]

The user log on to the application but donot do other task. The application is in C sahrp using sql server 2008.
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Want to increase the sql server logging to some other level where we can find more explanation of errors [on hold]

I want to increase the logging level in sql server 2008 ..How to do that.please help..The present error logs have nothing to diagnose.
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DataBase BackUp issue in SQLServer

For security reason I always took back up of my database. I took full backup in each month. And differential in each week. I used to save each back up file in different name. I lost my latest full ...
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SQL Server 2008 posibilities of having views from one database in another database?

I have a vendor database from I want to extract and transform certain information. As I dont want to change the structure of the original database due to licensing I therefor wondering if I can put ...
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How can I attach my database to my C# setup? [on hold]

How can I attach my SQL Server 2008 database file to my C# setup?
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How to generate replication snapshot without locking tables

When I reinitialize subscription and generate new snapshot it locks all tables and makes the database unusable for a very long time (never waited it out). Is there anyway to do this without locking?
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Auditing the View Server State permissions on Server

We noticed that one of our servers has permissions granted to "all" users for "view server state". I am wondering if there is a way to audit the DMV's used by the user(s) on a regular basis as this ...
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Cannot connect to MS SQL 2008 R2 by DBVisualizer. “Native SSPI library not loaded” error

I try to connect to MS SQL 2008R2 database by DBVisualizer. I use jTDS driver, but following error occurs An error occurred while establishing the connection: Long Message: I/O Error: SSO Failed: ...
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Print the execution time on messages Pane?

How I can print the execution time of each query on messages Pane? For example the Select * from tbl1 runs for 10 mins then Select * from tbl2 runs for 15mins and so on.. Select * from tbl1 Go Select ...
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How to restore symmetric key on the new database?

I have an issue with symmetric key restoring on the another database. I have table in the first(old) database with encrypted column.(The table contains encrypted data) The key in the old database has ...
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Error with FUNCTION ( SQL Server 2008 ) - ''Cannot find either column…'

Friends, I have this Function: create function [dbo].[fn_xxx] ( @Nome varchar(100), @Descricao varchar(500) ) RETURNS @tbDados table ( Qtd int ) as Begin ...
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Minimum SQL Server rights that allow viewing column default values

I have an SQL Server 2008 database, some of the fields (columns) in some of the tables are configured with default values. I have a requirement to limit user security as much as possible, ideally ...
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How long does it take before an index on table makes a difference?

We are using SQL server 2008. We are doing a root-cause analysis on an event in production and trying to explain everything. This is the scenario: We had a query that runs twice a minute and takes 4 ...
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Ola Hallengren Index Optimise Script not Rebuilding Indexes [on hold]

I have downloaded Ola Hallengren's script and deployed to master database. I run it using the below... EXECUTE dbo.IndexOptimize @Databases = 'USER_DATABASES', @FragmentationLow = NULL, ...
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Migration to databases Domain Users do not have access

I migrated databases to new servers, however the applications that were previously used with the databases are failing to load. I have changed the connections and etc. The jobs also seem to be ...
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Table with 4 million records - different size and performance in development and production

At my company we use SQL Express 2008 R2, which supports databases up to 10GB. We have 2 databases with almost the same number of rows in all tables. But, one of them is 4.5 GB in size (which is in ...
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After Restore Log_reuse_wait_desc of Replication

I'm wondering if anybody has ran into this issue before and has any suggestions on what's causing it/how to fix it. We are restoring a database into lower Dev environments and after the restore the ...
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How to force drop database in SQL Server 2008

I'm trying to force drop a database, but after dropping the database, when I try to recreate the database, I'm getting the error cannot create file C:\Program Files.....[databasename].mdf because ...
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When does SQL Server follow the Minimum Password Age policy?

According to this SQL Server 2008 whitepaper, SQL Server should only pay attention to the Minimum Password Age policy when the Check_Expiration (Enforce Password Expiration) option is turned on. Page ...
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How to clone a user in SQL Server 2008 R2?

Is there a way to clone users' security and permissions in Microsoft SQL Server, preferably using the SQL Server Management Studio GUI?
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When does a port get assigned if SQL Server is set to TCP Dynamic Ports

I'm trying to determine when a dynamic port is assigned to SQL Server. If the TCP/IP Properties have the TCP Dynamic Ports enabled, does that port get assigned at the time the Server is installed or ...
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Restore failed for server (Microsoft.SqlServer.SmoExtended)

I am using SQL Server 2008. While I am restoring database from backup file I got the error. Restore failed for Server 'WIN-TUT3YRM1MMN\SQLEXPRESS'. (Microsoft.SqlServer.SmoExtended) ...
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What is the purpose of the database 'owner'?

Today while troubleshooting a service broker problem, I discovered that the database owner was the Windows login of an employee who had left the company. His login had been removed and thus the query ...
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Agent service account shows as not clustered

One of the SQL Server 2008 R2 instances I administer is running on a two node Windows Cluster (Windows Server 2008 R2 Enterprise) When I run the DMV sys.dm_server_services, SQL Server Service Account ...
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Cannot generate SSPI context ( SQL Server 2008 ) ( RESOLVED )

When someone tries to connect to a SQL Server instance, the error shows up: It's not possible do generate SSPI context. Yesterday we had a blackout (don't know how to say this expression in ...
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ComputerNamePhysicalNetBIOS and “Current Host Server” shows different machines

I have a SQL Server 2008 R2 instance on a two node (say names X and Y) windows server cluster (Windows Server 2008 R2 Enterprise). Server Manager on both nodes shows 'X' as the 'Current Host ...
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How to log successful login attempts to a database?

Is there a way to log database name when auditing logins in SQL Server (2005 and above)? I basically want to log the username and the database name the user successfully connected to. I have tried ...
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skip the rows that already imported in sql server 2008 r2

I used the sql server 2008 r2 wizard to import excel file to my DB, now I'm trying to import more excel sheets may have the same data that I imported before. how can I import these excel sheets to the ...
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How to query last restore date in SQL Server?

Is there a TSQL query that shows the last restore datetime for a certain database?
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When was a Database taken Offline

I am trying to find a way to figure out when was couple of my sql databases were taken offline. I checked the the logs but could not find any such info and moreover there is no default trace enabled. ...
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SQL Server Concise List Of Trace Flags

I did my 5 minute research and have not come up with a concise list, or even a list really except for Trace Flags (2012) which is a bit lacking. Looking at this query which uses 8691, I was wondering ...
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Using loops inside Openrowset

I'm trying to execute a query across around 200 servers using openrowset function. This function needs to execute in a loop - the query is sucessfull in SQL Server 2012 environments, but failing in ...
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Get list of rows in an hour bracket, grouped by 5 minute increments

Im beating my head the wall with this one. Using data from an attendance tracking table, I need to basically count how many people are inside the building at a given time, assuming that they are still ...
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Full text index does not honour deleted words - They are still indexed

I have a full text index defined as 'Automatic' radio button checked on in its Catalog. When I modify a word in the full text indexed column, the new word appears in the sys.dm_fts_index_keywords but ...
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SQL Server replication conflicts after migration from 2000 to 2008

I got a suggestion over at Stackoverflow to post here....greatful for any and all help. Please bear with me I think this might take a while to explain. For many years now my company has hosted a ...
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Validate many SQL statements for correctness

I have about 150 reports generated from SQL statements. These reports are saved independently from the server. Some generated from sprocs, some from table-valued functions, but mostly just SQL ...
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SET CONTEXT_INFO for tracking specific SQL requests

I've got a problem where I'm seeing some very strange lock waits, with the process at the top of the lock wait tree in the 'sleeping' 'AWAITING COMMAND' state. I can see the machine name and ...
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Is there an equivalent to sys.dm_exec_query_memory_grants for non-waiting queries?

Basically I have a proc that executes and requires massive amounts of memory. We can sometimes get into a situation where the proc executes multiple times, in which case the memory grants are visible ...
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TempDB will not shrink. No Open Transactions

I have a TempDB on SQL 2008 that has gotten very large (>40gb) and I want to shrink it down. I have used the dbcc shrinkdatabase, dbcc shrinkfile and the shrink command through Management Studio. I ...
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Table queries locked during long insert SQL server

Everyday runs a sql job that loads data from bulk files and load them in auxiliary tables, to adapt and then copy to the destination table where applications read (and only read) the data. I am ...
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How to split a multivalued column, do a lookup and update another column?

This is a part of my previous question. How can I achieve the following for all the records in my table using a single query? SET @TeamMembers = TeamMembers from tblProjects where ID = '125' ...
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How does SQL Server know it was abnormally shutdown last time [closed]

I am doing background reading on this. Would like to know how does SQL Server know it was abnormally shutdown last time?
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Selecting 'edge' records in a sequence of data

I have a table of items which run sequentially by date with both a start and end for each entry: ID | Start | End ---------------------------------------- 1 | 2012-08-20 00:00 | ...
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sql server management studio backup error [closed]

hello, i want a back up for my database in sql server management studio. i am using ms sql. but when i try to back up , i take the following error: =================================== Backup failed ...
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How to do a lookup between three tables and update multiple columns in one table

This is a part of my previous question. How can I update three columns in tblProjects for all the records in the table using a single query, looking up in two other columns? I currently have the ...
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Machine account causing a Token-based server access validation failed with an infrastructure error

As the error suggests the SQL log is filling with the error: Login failed for user 'xxx\xxx$'. Reason: Token-based server access validation failed with an infrastructure error. Check for previous ...
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need suggestions to improve view performance

I am looking to improve the performance of a view in SQL Server 2008. This view exists in a reporting database that is widely used by not-very-technical-folk to basically denormalize all of these ...
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Users cannot view tables in non-default schema in SSMS

I'm having an issue setting the VIEW DEFINITION permission appropriately at the schema level for one of my users. I've created the schema TestSchema and added some tables. The user currently has ...