Attach SQL Database without Transaction Log File

I want to attach SQL database without Transaction log file. But master database file is not in healthy state.

I have searched this query over this forum but didn’t find solution:

I searched on Google and found these resources:

Above resources are paid. Please suggest manual method.

Try asking or searching on stackoverflow … for example with the tag “sql-server” or whichever one you are using …

You can also run a TSQL Script on SQL Query to attach your MDF file and recreate your transaction log file.

(FILENAME = N’C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\MSSQL10.MSSQLSERVER\MSSQL\DATA\TestDb.mdf’)

I think you can try the given solution, at-
It will defiantly help you.

Another method to resolve this error is: SQL Log Recovery

I would recommend to read full information on Stillbon Articles: In this article, here is list of SQL database recovery utility.

You can use Recover SQL Database tool. Just browse your MDF file in the tool and export the entire SQL data to Live SQL Server environment.
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You can try the SQL Database Recover software to attach damaged and corrupt SQL database without transaction log file. It is fully capable to export all the SQL database objects such as tables, views, triggers, stored procedures, indexes, rules, etc. in just a few minutes. Both technical or non-technical user can easily use this software without any technical skill and it provide an enhanced easy to use interface to make this software fast and simple.

The software offers following features:

  • Repair damaged or corrupted SQL Database files

  • Recover deleted SQL database objects and table records easily

  • Export recovered data either in SQL Server database or SQL Server compatible script format

  • Enables users to preview recovered database before saving them

  • Allow users to preview deleted database objects and SQL table records in red color

  • Support all versions of Microsoft SQL Server like 2019, 2017, 2016, 2014 & below

To know how to execute the process, you can refer to this blog:

There are various methods by which you can recover SQL database. It’s better to use the SQL database recovery tool to recover the SQL data. With the tool, you can recover all the SQL data without any issue.

I recommend you to use Cigati SQL Repair Tool to repair corrupt MDF and NDF SQL server database files.