How to import a MSSQL database - Windows Shared

This process cannot be done via the MSSQL client. Instead, it must be completed inside of the control panel using these steps:

  1. Create a blank MSSQL database.See Below
  2. Restore the Blank Database With the Database Backup File.See Below

Create a Blank MSSQL Database

To create a blank database on a Windows Shared Server:

  1. Log in to your control panel. Click Websites & Domains if it is not already selected, then click Databases.

  2. Click Add New Database.


  3. Enter a name for the database, and database user. Be sure to select Microsoft SQL Server as the Type. Click Generate to create a password for the database user. Finally, click OK.


Restore the Blank Database With the Database Backup File

To restore a blank database with a database backup file:

  1. Log into your control panel and click Websites & Domains if it is not already selected, then click on Backup Manager.


  2. Select Database Backup Repository.


  3. Click Upload Backup File


  4. Select the database you wish to import to, then click Browse to select the file you wish to import. Next, click OK to continue.


  5. Click Confirm the Restoration, then click OK to complete the process.


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