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

Restoring the SQL Server Instance involves restore of all the databases (system databases as well as the user created databases) of a SQL Server instance to the same computer.

Before You Begin

  1. Rebuild the Operating System
  2. Rebuilding the SQL Server Instance using one of the following methods:


  1. Stop any application or services that are accessing the SQL databases.
  2. Restore the system databases.
  3. Restore the user databases to a consistent point in time in the order that you require.