Re: HELP! Lost my server!

Jeff Tuttle ( (no email) )
Fri, 25 Jul 1997 19:32:32 -0500

Did you have a backup?

> Nope the Master Database is definitely not there!
> I'm actually to the point where I must rebuild the master DB
> ICK!!
> Thanks Will
> -----Original Message-----
> >> From: Will LaSala <>
> >> I just upgraded to Radius 2.2 and all of the sudden
> >> SQL decided that it was going to delete the Master
> >> Database! Well that means that all my other databases are no longer
> >> available.
> >> Well that means the Emerald Database with all my customers information
> >> is gone. I checked the Hard Drive and found that the files
> >> Emerald.Dat and EmeraldLog.Dat are still there so all is not lost!
> >> I just have no clue on how to make SQL Server see those DAT files
> >> Any help would be greatly appreciated!
> >
> >This is going to sound a little strange, but are you sure it wasn't a
> >problem with too many logins into the db? I only ask because that
> >to me this morning--it said there were 15 logins and the only thing
> >accessing the db at the time was Radius! I had to stop Radius and
> >MSSQLServer, then restart them before I was able to get back into
> >ISQL/w. The weird thing thing was that our web-based IDC script was
> >pulling information on current callers as if there was nothing wrong.
> >Strange.
> >
> >Josh Hillman
> >
> >