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SQL is a common database used by various organizations for managing their application data. Also, it is a popular choice of DBA because it is reliable, easy to use, and easy to maintain. The most crucial task in MS SQL Database for administrators is to backup and restore the databases whenever required. But while restoring the database, most DBA often encounter a common error – “Restore Failed to the Server.”
You won’t be able to restore the databases to the SQL server unless you fix this Error. One primary reason behind this Error could be multiple active users. When you are restoring the database to a SQL server, you need to disconnect all the users with the ‘Close Connections’ option.
In this article, we will discuss how you can resolve the “Restore Failed to the Server” error, and make your application work after restoring the database.
Before you begin to implement any of the below methods, make sure you have installed both SQL Server and SQL Server Management Studio on your system. After installation, you can pick the below means to resolve the Error.
This command is primarily useful when you don’t want to disconnect the users when they are performing essential tasks on the server.
Note: You should opt for this solution if there are no other options left to restore the databases.
Running this command will end all the existing connections before restoring the database.
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Using this incredible utility, you can quickly repair the SQL Database file no matter what their size is. And after repairing the database, you will be able to restore it to SQL Server without encountering the “Restore Failed to the Server” error.
Restoring the SQL database to the server could be challenging if you are facing the above Error, which often occurs due to multiple active users. However, this Error can be resolved with the given methods. In case, if you are still unable to restore the SQL Database, then we have mentioned an automated utility that allows you to repair the database, and then restore it to the server.
Thanks. This method worked for me and I fixed restore failed issue