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How to rebuild and restore the master database without a backup file ?

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how to rebuild and restore master database without backup, could someone provide me with the steps to be followed, as i am aware of restoring the master database with a backup file using CMD and SQLCMD.

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asked Oct 17, 2014 at 07:19 AM in Default

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If you have a corrupt master database and no backups, you are in trouble and you have quite some work in front of you.

Here's an article which addresses that (and other things). http://www.mssqltips.com/sqlservertip/3266/restoring-the-sql-server-master-database-even-without-a-backup/

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answered Oct 17, 2014 at 08:34 AM

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Thanks @Magnus,but i was there and referred that article before posting my question here,but its bit confusing, so i got here wondering if someone could help me with the steps..

Oct 18, 2014 at 05:07 PM Therealist

Restoring a master database is not a trivial thing. Rebuilding a master database without having a backup is even less trivial. To me, the article I posted is pretty thorough. I doubt you can get a better step-by-step-instruction here than that article. I suggest looking for an experienced DBA-consultant to help you out. I know I would. And I would have that consultant hold my hand while I tried to manage it myself.

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