I need to take backup but I am not able to login due to expired license


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What is possible to do in the case:

  1. Check what your SQL Server is stopped.
  2. Copy mdf, ndf and ldf files for databases to some server with SQL Server with same version.
  3. Attach the files.

As result, you would have full copy of data, it is near same as make backup.

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