How to Adds a data file to a filegroup when recovery cannot complete on a database

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Adds a data file to a filegroup when recovery cannot complete on a database due to insufficient space on the file group (error 1105). After the file is added, this stored procedure turns off the suspect setting and completes the recovery of the database. The parameters are the same as those for ALTER DATABASE database_name ADD FILE.

sp_add_data_file_recover_suspect_db [ @dbName= ] 'database'   
    , [ @filegroup = ] 'filegroup_name'   
    , [ @name = ] 'logical_file_name'   
    , [ @filename= ] 'os_file_name'   
    , [ @size = ] 'size'   
    , [ @maxsize = ] 'max_size'   
    , [ @filegrowth = ] 'growth_increment'

 

Examples

In the following example, database db1 was marked suspect during recovery due to insufficient space (error 1105) in file group fg1.

USE master;  
GO  
EXEC sp_add_data_file_recover_suspect_db db1, fg1, file2,  
    'C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\MSSQL13.MSSQLSERVER\MSSQL\Data\db1_file2.mdf', '1MB';

 

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