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How can I confirm whether my Backup file is usable or not ?

I have created a backup File.

How can I confirm whether my Backup file is usable or not ?
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asked Dec 20 '11 at 10:34 AM in Default

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You can find the answer in Oracle's documentation: [Validating Database Files with BACKUP VALIDATE][1]

[1]: http://docs.oracle.com/cd/B28359_01/backup.111/b28270/rcmvalid.htm#CHDCEHFD
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answered Dec 20 '11 at 11:10 AM

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use this script RESTORE verifyonly from disk = 'C:\Database\TfsIntegration.bak' ---full path with file name of backup file RESTORE filelistonly from disk = 'C:\Database\TfsIntegration.bak'---full path with file name of backup fil
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answered Dec 21 '11 at 04:02 AM

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Again, the OP is referring to Oracle, not SQL Server.
Dec 21 '11 at 06:37 AM Shawn_Melton
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you can use restore with verifyonly option to check backup file. here is more details http://www.mssqltips.com/sqlservertip/1093/verifying-backups-with-the-restore-verifyonly-statement/
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answered Dec 20 '11 at 10:37 AM

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This is a question toward Oracle, if you go by how the OP tagged the question.
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