How to Find the Database Name from the Backup file

To find the Database Name from the backup file (bak) we can use the following query:

RESTORE HEADERONLY FROM DISK = 'C:\AdventureWorks.BAK'
GO

The above query will return the content of the SQL Server backup as well.

For the syntax please see here http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms178536.aspx

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