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

In the case of disaster recovery, if rebuilding the master database does not work, you can rebuild the SQL Server by reinstalling each SQL Server instance.

Before You Begin

Complete the following task:

Rebuilding the Operating System


  1. Uninstall the existing SQL Server instances.
  2. Install the SQL Server instances using the same installation paths and configuration settings as the previous installation.

    Paths and instance name information of the original installation can be viewed by browsing the backup data from the CommCell Browser.

  3. From the command prompt, run Services.msc
  4. In the Services window, right-click each SQL Server instance and select Start.