In this post, we are looking into how to recover Microsoft sql database for SQL mirroring setup. A quick guide rather than step by step.
Before you use Microsoft SQL Management Studio to configure mirroring, you need to back up the database and restore as NoRecovery state.
- Configure to backup using Veeam Backup & Replication or use Veeam agent
- Backup policy enable application-aware setting & backup the transaction log
- Run a backup
Note: Tested on Veeam Backup version 9.5 Update 4b, v10a and v11
- Use Veeam Explorer for Microsoft SQL to restore the database.
- When come to after define the specific database files target location page, you will have a page to select the state that would like to recover.
- Select "NoRecovery"
- Proceed with recovery
Example:- DB4. DB will be in "Restoring state"