Updated on August 17th, 2023
MS SQL Server is a relational database application used to store and retrieve data according to the requirement of other applications. The SQL Server database is essential software for any organization as all the critical business data are stored in it. Unfortunately, sometimes the database gets damaged and becomes inaccessible. At this point, we need to recover the SQL database. Sometimes while recovering the database with MDF and LDF files, you will not be able to connect the log file which means the LDF file is lost. Here in this blog, we will discuss “How to restore SQL database without LogFile.” So keep reading the blog till the end.
The most common reasons why users are required to restore the database without Log File are here:
The different manual method to recover the SQL database is below:
You can recover the SQL Server database with T-SQL. In this method, Users have to execute the following command in the management studio:
CREATE DATABASE MDF_FILE_NAME
ON (FILENAME= ‘C:\file path\File-name.mdf’)
Once the execution of the command is complete, refresh the database. And after this, you can access the freshly restored database in the object explorer.
Follow the following mentioned steps for SQL server restore the database by using SQL server management studio :
Professional services mean using an automated tool that gives you a hassle-free solution as well as helps you to prevent the consequences of manual methods. Several tools are available these days to help you out. One such standalone tool is a SQL database recovery tool by DatabaseFileRecovery. Some prominent features of the tool for SQL Server restore database are here below:
Here in this article, I have discussed How to restore SQL database without logfile. The manual method is viable but comes with numerous consequences. On the other hand, a professional utility prevents the issues inherent in the manual process and ensures efficient SQL Server database restoration. However, this is my perspective; you can choose any method or tool based on your needs.
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