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How to resolve .bak files does not shown in the folder while restore in SQL Server


How to resolve .bak files does not shown in the folder while restore in SQL Server


you can see now we are going to restore standard edition 2012 from express edition 2012

Source
Express edition 2012



Destination:

SQL 2012 Standard edition 


now we are going to select .bak files from SQL 2012 Express edition

but it did not shown up as see below


but actually bak files existing on specified location



when we go to properties of folder it showed express edition service account which SQL Server running

it causes it did not show while choose file from SQL Standard edition


solution

we should need to give all permission on Restoring server Service account of which SQL server running our cases SQL Standard edition service account


Now we choose standard edition service account and give all permission on backup folder


now give all permission of standard edition service account


Now it shown bak files as see below


so restore database activity is done