Joe Johnson

Strategic Technology Executive

Joe Johnson

Strategic Technology Executive

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sql 2008

Path to SQLCMD

Joe Johnson - 20/01/2010

At a major client we use SQL Server 2008 Enterprise Edition on Windows Server 2008 Enterprise Edition, all 64-bit. After 20 minutes of searching, I couldn’t find the actual path to sqlcmd.exe for a script I am writing. Tired of relying on Windows Search to find the executable path, I’m making sure I do my part to ensure it is widely known to those people who don’t seem to know (despite Microsoft and most of the MVPs seeming to think it’s a given to know the path without ever using it).

C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\100\Tools\Binn\SQLCMD.EXE

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