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Server.AttachDatabase Method

Attaches an existing database that is made up of one or more files to the instance of Microsoft SQL Server.

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The data and transaction log files of a database can be detached and then reattached to the same or another instance of SQL Server. Detaching and attaching a database is useful if you want to change the database to a different instance of SQL Server on the same computer, or if you want to move the database.

This namespace, class, or member is supported only in version 2.0 of the Microsoft .NET Framework.

Name Description
Server.AttachDatabase (String, StringCollection)
Attaches an existing database that is made up of one or more files to the instance of Microsoft SQL Server with the specified name and using the specified data files.
Server.AttachDatabase (String, StringCollection, AttachOptions)  
Server.AttachDatabase (String, StringCollection, String)
Attaches an existing database that is made up of one or more files to the instance of Microsoft SQL Server with the specified name and using the specified data files.
Server.AttachDatabase (String, StringCollection, String, AttachOptions)  

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