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How to Execute a SQL Script (.sql File) on Your MSSQL Server Database

Executing a SQL Script in 6 Easy Steps

Need to know how to execute a SQL script in MSSQL? Just follow these 6 simple steps:

  1. To execute a .sql file, you’ll first need to open the “Query Analyzer” tool. To do this, navigate to the Start menu -> Programs -> MS SQL Server -> Query Analyzer
  2. Next, you’ll need to connect to the database that you’re running the script on. You can do this by going to File -> Connect
  3. Enter your server name, check the option for SQL Server Authentication, then enter your login name and password.
  4. After clicking OK, you’re database will be connected
  5. Once you’re connected, open the SQL script file using File -> Open
  6. Once the file is open, you can execute your script by pressing F5.

And there you have it!


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