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Restoring backup (SQL 6.5) into SQL 7.0/2000

Discussion in 'SQL Server Log Shipping' started by megabit, Nov 25, 2004.

  1. megabit New Member

    Hi!
    Is it possible to restore a backup from a database on SQL Server 6.5 (*.dat) to a database on a SQL Server 7.0/2000?
    If so, how do I do?

    BR
    Nicklas
  2. thomas New Member

    No, you can't. You have to upgrade from 6.5 to 7 or 2000 as the storage format is completely different.


    Tom Pullen
    DBA, Oxfam GB
  3. megabit New Member

    Thank you for your answer, Tom!
    BR
    Nicklas




    quote:Originally posted by thomas

    No, you can't. You have to upgrade from 6.5 to 7 or 2000 as the storage format is completely different.


    Tom Pullen
    DBA, Oxfam GB

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