Create a Full Database Backup (SQL Server)

This topic describes how to create a full database backup in SQL Server 2017 using SQL Server Management Studio

Full back up to disk to default location

In this example, the SQLTestDB database will be backed up to disk at the default backup location. A backup of SQLTestDB has never been taken.

  1. In Object Explorer, connect to an instance of the SQL Server Database Engine and then expand that instance.
  2. Expand Databases, right-click SQLTestDB, point to Tasks, and then click Back Up….
  3. Select OK.

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