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Is Have you master changed the Can only recover Does the No No No corrupt?
Is
Have you
master
changed the
Can only recover
Does the
No
No
No
corrupt?
recovery
server start?
(check error
model of
to last backup
of msdb
log)
msdb?
Yes
Yes
Are
other system
Is msdb
No
No
database
besides master
intact?
Did you
back up
the tail of
msdb?
Prepare and grab
tail of transaction
log for msdb
databases
intact?
Yes
Yes
No
No
Rebuild master
Yes
Cannot restore
msdb
Do you
have a current
and valid backup of
msdb to match
transaction log
backup(s)?
Do
you have
a current and
valid backup of
master?
with REBUILDM
No
No
Yes
Yes
Do you
of msdb?
Install SQL Server
binaries, apply
service packs and
security fixes to
ensure same
version
Put SQL Server in
single user mode,
and restore master
from backup
have a
current and
Is model
valid backup
Restore backup
intact?
of msdb
Yes
No
Will have to
re-create
modifications
to model post
configuration
Restore
Restore backup
Rebuild master
transaction log(s)
of msdb
with REBUILDM
Yes
No
Do you
have a
Yes
Restore backup
current and
of model
valid backup
of model?
Synchronize
users and logins
Are the
Run DBCC
user database
RESTORE user
No
against
files available
databases from
recovered
with no
backup
databases
No
problems?
No
Yes
Are users and
logins in sync?
Can you
sp_attach_db
Yes
sp_attach_db
user database
Test and open
database for use
the user
files
databases?
Yes