by Chris Gallelli
IN THIS CHAPTER
This chapter explores the various command-line utilities that ship with SQL Server. These utilities provide administrators with a set of tools for such tasks as automating routine maintenance procedures and verifying client connectivity to SQL Server. In this chapter, you will explore these command-line utilities. For each utility, this chapter provides the command syntax along with the most commonly used options. For the full syntax and options available for the utility, see SQL Server Books Online.