Dale E. Reed Jr. ( (no email) )
Thu, 12 Jun 1997 09:44:28 -0700

Mark A. Knight wrote:
> Hello everyone,
> I have a question that is probably basic SQL, but, I don't know the
> answer so I'm asking! I do daily backups of my servers, but,
> important files, like EMERALD.DAT are always skipped because they are
> open/in use.
> How does one go about backing up the Emerald database on a regular
> basis? I recently got bit by not having a good backup and I don't
> EVER want that to happen again!

See my other post and also read Chapter 12 in the SQL Server
Admin Companion. It details all this fairly well.

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