Starting SQL Server in single-user mode should be a tool every data professional holds in the bag. This is an essential tool that can be used in multiple scenarios and ensure you are able to fully maintain and control your server. This article will show how to start in single-user mode via two methods.
Losing access to a SQL instance is never a desirable situation – for the DBA. When the people that are supposed to have access, lose that access, all hope is not lost. There are plenty of methods available to regain the requisite access to manage the server. Today, I shared one such method that I view as being extremely easy. If you lose access, I would recommend taking the steps shown in this article to regain that access.
This is my diatribe about service and giving back to the community. When done properly, there is a natural born effect of enhancing one’s personal life equal in some way to the amount of effort given towards the community.