One of my colleague has reported an issue as below while he is trying to restore a database from backup.
SQL Server – Invalid Urn filter on server level: filter must be empty, or server attribute must be equal with the true server name
To my best knowledge, I was seeing this error first time and I was trying to understand about the issue with my google search and there are quite few good posts out there too.
But somehow I was thinking something different as I was sure there were no activities at server level. Then I simply closed all open connections and restarted SSMS and tried and it worked perfectly this time. So, I do not have any clue yet what would have happened under the cover, however, am sure there is something gone bad it could be a failover/underlined network or anything that it could not resolve the server name.
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