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Posted - 01/08/2006 :  04:34:11  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
How can I check whether some backup database was made with mediapassword. If that is so, how can I get this mediapassword?


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Posted - 01/08/2006 :  09:01:50  Show Profile  Visit nr's Homepage  Reply with Quote
I'm guessing that if you try a restore (header or filelist maybe) then it will tell you that it needs a pasword.
Wouldn't be much of a password if you could retrieve it but maybe someone knows a way.

Cursors are useful if you don't know sql.
DTS can be used in a similar way.
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Posted - 01/09/2006 :  01:34:12  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
As far as I know, the Restore/Backup process will prompt you for the media password

Wouldn't be much of a password if you could retrieve it

Enough Said!

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Posted - 01/09/2006 :  02:04:32  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Thanks very much for replay.
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