SQL Server 2012 Evaluation copy expired RRS feed

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  • Hi ,

    I was installed SQL server 2012 64 bit 6 month evaluation copy and now its expired and I'm not able to login through management studio.

       I have hugh data on this server i.e. 1 TB and I don't have backup of this DB & its very important for me. I wish to extend this evaluation period so that I can recover my DB.

    Is there any way to extended the period with out re-installing the sql server again.

    Note: there are 10 DB on this server so its very difficult for me to attached it again in new installation.

    thanks in advance


    Tuesday, March 25, 2014 5:42 AM


  • Hello,

    Purchase a license, then you can go on with the SQL Server. An note: The Evaluation Edition is only for testing, you are not allowed to use it in a productive enviroment.

    Olaf Helper

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    • Proposed as answer by Shanky_621MVP Tuesday, March 25, 2014 9:29 AM
    • Marked as answer by tracycai Tuesday, April 1, 2014 7:34 AM
    Tuesday, March 25, 2014 7:51 AM

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