Migrate Backup Files

Applicability:

SQL Server 2000: N/A

SQL Server 2005: Tested

SQL Server 2008: Tested

SQL Server 2008R2: Tested

SQL Server 2012: Tested

SQL Server 2014: Tested

SQL Server 2016: Tested

SQL Server 2017: Not Tested

Credits:

Author: ChillyDBA

Date: 6 Jun 2020

Description

Generates XCOPY Scripts to copy all database backups from the source server to the destination server

GENERATE script on: SOURCE SERVER

EXECUTE script on: SOURCE SERVER (from command prompt)

Code

--******************************************* --**** RUN THIS ON THE SOURCE SERVER *** --******************************************* -- use this script to generate backup file copy scripts for every non-system DB on a server. -- save each DB script to a separate file using the file name at the top of the section SET NOCOUNT ON--******************************************* --**** Define and set parameter values *** --******************************************* DECLARE @DatabaseName SYSNAME,@DatabaseID INT,@FilePath SYSNAME,@DestinationServerName SYSNAMEDECLARE @CopyBackupList TABLE(DatabaseID INT,DatabaseName SYSNAME)DECLARE @CopyBackupResults TABLE(ResultID INT IDENTITY (1,1),ResultText NVARCHAR(MAX))SELECT @FilePath = '\D$\DBA\Temp\' --supply a path name to usre for the backup command ,@DatabaseName = NULL --optionally, supply a DB name for generaton of command for a single database ,@DestinationServerName = 'XXXXXX' -- INSERT @CopyBackupList (DatabaseID, DatabaseName) SELECT dbid, name FROM master..sysdatabases WHERE name NOT IN ('master','model','tempdb','msdb','reportserver','reportservertempdb', 'distribution') AND name = ISNULL(@DatabaseName, name) AND status & 512 = 0 -- not offline AND status & 4096 = 0 -- not single user mode SELECT @DatabaseID = MIN (DatabaseID) FROM @CopyBackupList WHILE @DatabaseID IS NOT NULL BEGIN SELECT @DatabaseName = DatabaseName FROM @CopyBackupList WHERE DatabaseID = @DatabaseID INSERT @CopyBackupResults (ResultText) SELECT '::~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~' INSERT @CopyBackupResults (ResultText) SELECT '::~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ START SCRIPT ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~' INSERT @CopyBackupResults (ResultText) SELECT '::~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~' INSERT @CopyBackupResults (ResultText) SELECT '::' INSERT @CopyBackupResults (ResultText) SELECT '::**********************************************************************************' INSERT @CopyBackupResults (ResultText) SELECT '::***** Purpose: Transfer backup of [' + @DatabaseName + '] ready for restore' INSERT @CopyBackupResults (ResultText) SELECT '::***** Generated on: ' + CONVERT(VARCHAR(12), GETDATE(), 112) INSERT @CopyBackupResults (ResultText) SELECT '::***** Generated by: ' + SUSER_SNAME() INSERT @CopyBackupResults (ResultText) SELECT '::**********************************************************************************' INSERT @CopyBackupResults (ResultText) SELECT '::' INSERT @CopyBackupResults (ResultText) SELECT 'XCOPY "\\' + @@SERVERNAME + @FilePath + @DatabaseName + '_For_Migration.bak" "\\' + @DestinationServerName + @FilePath + '" /Y' INSERT @CopyBackupResults (ResultText) SELECT '::' INSERT @CopyBackupResults (ResultText) SELECT '::' INSERT @CopyBackupResults (ResultText) SELECT '::~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~' INSERT @CopyBackupResults (ResultText) SELECT '::~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ END SCRIPT ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~' INSERT @CopyBackupResults (ResultText) SELECT '::~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~' INSERT @CopyBackupResults (ResultText) SELECT '::' INSERT @CopyBackupResults (ResultText) SELECT '::' INSERT @CopyBackupResults (ResultText) SELECT '::' SELECT @DatabaseID = MIN (DatabaseID) FROM @CopyBackupList WHERE DatabaseID > @DatabaseID END SELECT ResultText FROM @CopyBackupResults ORDER BY ResultID SET NOCOUNT OFF