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Error: 'System.Data.SqlClient.SqlError: MDF File Cannot Be Overwritten. It Is in Use by Database' When Restoring a Database in SQL Server (Doc ID 2247514.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 26, 2020

Applies to:

Primavera P6 Professional Project Management - Version 8.4.9.0 and later
Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management - Version 8.4.9.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

When attempting to restore data from <DATABASE_NAME1> using the .bak file into a new empty <DATABASE_NAME2>, the following error occurs:

ERROR

System.Data.SqlClient.SqlError: The file '<DIR>\<DATABASE_NAME1>.mdf' cannot be overwritten. It is being used by database '<DATABASE_NAME1>'.

Cause

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