A Microsoft SQL server database backup (.BAK) file must be created using SQL Server Management Studio, and then that backup file can be sent to AYS.
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Step 1: See the Microsoft support article Create a Full Database Backup (SQL Server) for step-by-step instructions on how to create a SQL database backup (.BAK) file. While the article defaults to instructions for the latest SQL server version, click the Other Versions dropdown just below the title of the article for instructions specific to the version you are using. Follow the instructions under the subheading Using SQL Server Management Studio.
Step 2: Follow the step-by-step instructions for sending the backup (.BAK) file to AYS.