How to verify SQL Server backup files after a backup

verify SQL Server backup
It’s important to verify SQL Server backup files after the backup process is complete.
Although the process can finish succesfully this does not guarantee that the integrity of the data in the backup file is valid.
This will definitely cause some annoyance when later trying to restore the backup file.
In order to avoid this unwanted scenario, you should use verification options …

 Verify SQL Server backup

In order to make sure that the consistency of the data in your backup file is guaranteed, when setting up the backup schedule with SqlBak, make sure to tick the two checkboxes which are ticked in the below image.

verify SQL Server backup

These will ensure that your backups and data are correctly backed up and will be available and restored correctly at time of the restore time.

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Passionate SQL Developer on the journey of trying to become an expert in all things Data (storage, manipulation, gathering etc.) Information is power, and information can only be obtained from data. Thus, in order to harness the power of information, you must be a master of Data.

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