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I am currently building a project. I use Microsoft Visual Studio 2008 as IDE and MS SQL Server 2005 as Database Backend. I am using C# as Front-end language. Now, I want to add features to my application that will enable a user to backup and restore the database directly from the application on runtime.

How can I do this? Please help me. I am new in C#
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Uday P.Singh 8-Oct-11 10:01am
   
nice link my 5!
Bala Selvanayagam 8-Oct-11 10:22am
   
Thanks Uday P.Singh
Jyoti Choudhury 8-Oct-11 12:35pm
   
Thanks for your link...Nice ofcourse. But I can not find the Microsoft.SqlServer.Management. Do I need to install any prerequisite anything?
Bala Selvanayagam 8-Oct-11 15:08pm
   
Hope you have SQL server installed on your computer and needs to add the reference

1. Add refernce to Microsoft.SqlServer.ConnectionInfo.dll
Right click on your VS2010 project solution ->Add reference and select the dll.

Assuming the default installation folders you can find the Microsoft.SqlServer.ConnectionInfo.dll assembly in:

C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\XXXX\SDK\Assemblies

after this you can add the using statement for Microsoft.SqlServer.Managemen

Where XXXX represents the version of SQL Server you're running:

80 -> SQL Server 2005
90 -> SQL Server 2008
100 -> SQL Server 2008R2

If you're running SQL Server 32bit on x64 then instead of c:\Program Files use c:\Program Files (x86).

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