Wednesday, June 15, 2011

Backup all sql server 2005 Database using Script

Backup all sql server 2005 Database using Script


DECLARE @name VARCHAR(50) -- database name DECLARE @path VARCHAR(256) -- path for backup files DECLARE @fileName VARCHAR(256) -- filename for backup DECLARE @fileDate VARCHAR(20) -- used for file name
SET @path = 'C:\Backup\'
SELECT @fileDate = CONVERT(VARCHAR(20),GETDATE(),112)
DECLARE db_cursor CURSOR FOR
SELECT
name FROM master.dbo.sysdatabases WHERE name NOT IN ('master','model','msdb','tempdb')
OPEN db_cursor FETCH NEXT FROM db_cursor INTO @name
WHILE @@FETCH_STATUS = 0 BEGIN
SET
@fileName = @path + @name + '_' + @fileDate + '.BAK'
BACKUP DATABASE @name TO DISK = @fileName

FETCH NEXT FROM db_cursor INTO @name END


CLOSE
db_cursor DEALLOCATE db_cursor

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