Export Azure SQL DB Error: “Missing the required ‘administratorLogin’ parameters for ImportExport operation.”

Few days ago, I have been working on an issue that customer trying to Export Azure SQL Database using Azure Portal, facing this Error Message: ErrorCode: 400 ErrorMessage: Missing the required ‘administratorLogin’ parameters for ImportExport operation. Symptom: Customer is using Google Chrome browser connect to Azure Portal and trying to Export Azure SQL DB, frequently…


Export Azure SQL Database to local path

We noticed a few requests come to our support queue asking for a feasibility to export Azure SQL Database to local path directly, so following steps below to build  PowerShell script that can do that job to copy Azure SQL Database to another db for consistency, then export Azure SQL Database to blob storage, later…


What will happen with CATALOG_COLLATION and Case Sensitive vs Case Insensitive

One of the options available when creating a database is the CATALOG_COLLATION, by default this is going to be SQL_Latin1_General_CP1_CI_AS , even if you take the trouble of specifying a database collation , the catalog collation will be SQL_Latin1_General_CP1_CI_AS unless you say otherwise. If you do not set this parameter it will not use the…


BACPAC: Could not load schema model from package

When trying to import a BACPAC file, you could run into the following error. Count not load schema model from package. (Microsoft.SqlServer.Dac) Additional Information: Internal Error. The database platform service with type Microsoft.Data.Tools.Schema.Sql.SqlAzureV12DatabaseSchemaProvider is not valid. You must make sure the service is loaded, or you must provide the full type name of a valid…

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