Full System Recovery of SQL Server: Restoring the SQL Server Instance


Restoring the SQL Server Instance involves restoring all the databases (system databases and user-created databases) of a SQL Server instance to the same computer.

Before You Begin

  1. Rebuild the Operating System

  2. Rebuild the SQL Server instance by using one of the following methods:


  1. Stop any application or services that are accessing the SQL databases.

  2. Restoring System Databases.

  3. Restoring SQL Databases to a Point in Time in the order that you require.