In this article I am going to explain how to create database from .MDF & .LDF file in Sql server.
Description & Implementation:
I have .MDF and .LDF file of database. I want to restore or create database from these files. We have 2 ways to create database from .MDF and .LDF file.
Method 1: Using T-Sql
Run the below given query :
CREATE DATABASE aspmantra ON
(FILENAME = 'F:\Project\db\aspmantra.mdf'),
(FILENAME = 'F:\Project\db\aspmantra_log.ldf')
Method 2: Using Sql server Management studio (SSMS)
Follow the below given steps to create database from MDF file.
Step 1: Login to Sql server database engine. Right click on database and select the Attach. See attachment
Step 2: Attach database pop up window will be open. Click on add button.
Step 3: Locate database files window will be open. Select the MDF file and press the Ok button.
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