A Guide to Restoring a Database to Demo and Live from a BKP File

Sometimes you may want to test your bkp files and make sure they are good just in case of emergency, or you may have lost data and want to restore so that you want find the data that you are looking for. This guide goes through the process of restoring a bkp file typically found in \npo\found\DBBackup to your TEST (Demo) database for review and also live data as well.



 
Please review the attached word document carefully. The document contains two sections, one for restoring a backup to Demo\Test database, and the second section for restoring a backup to the Live database.

It is highly recommended that you back up your database before doing a restore, especially if you are restoring over your live database. Please see the following on how to backup your data:

https://kb.blackbaud.com/articles/Article/26120
https://kb.blackbaud.com/articles/Article/115650





 
  Database Restore Guide.docx

Environment

 FIMS

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