Contents tagged with SSMS

  • SQL Server Management Studio Not Presenting "Restore" -> "Database" Dialog

    I normally use a lot of backup / restore in SSMS to bring copies of production databases locally to develop or analyze, and on occasion I'd notice that doing the usual Right Click - Tasks - Restore - Database... wouldn't bring up the dialog to continue. So it turns out that this dialog doesn't actually appear unless you've previously made a backup of the database, which isn't always the case for … more

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