Copy an entire SQL Server database.
Syntax DoCmd.TransferSQLDatabase(Server, Database, UseTrustedConnection, Login, Password, TransferCopyData) Key Server The name of the SQL Server to which the database will be transferred. Database The name of the new database on the specified server. UseTrustedConnection True if the current connection is using a login with system administrator privileges. If this argument is not True, you must specify a login and password. Login The name of a login on the destination server with system administrator privileges. If UseTrustedConnection is True, this argument is ignored. Password The password for the login specified in Login. TransferCopyData True if all data in the database is to be transferred to the destination. If this argument is not True, only the database schema will be transferred.
TransferSQLDatabase requires that the user has system administrator login rights on the destination server.
The destination database cannot already exist on the destination server.
There are many other methods of transferring databases between SQL Server instances, (Import/Export and SSIS) these tools may be a better choice if you want the data moves to be scripted as an overnight batch job.
'Transfer the current SQL Server database to a new SQL Server database called SS64 on the server Server64. The data is copied along with the database schema.
DoCmd.TransferCompleteSQLDatabase Server:="Server64", _
Database:="SS64", UseTrustedConnection:=True, TransferCopyData:=False
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