SQL 2008 Power Shell script – Databases that were not backed up in last 7 days

a) Install SQL Server 2008.

b) Launch SQL Server Management  Studio ( Start -> All Programs -> Microsoft SQL Server 2008 -> SQL Server Management Studio)

c) Connect to SQL Server instance, Right click on the server node in Object Explorer and click on "Start Power Shell" menu


d) Get the list of all databases on this instance

dir Databases



e) Get the list of databases that were not backed up in last 7 days



dir Databases | where-object { $_.LastBackupDate -le [DateTime]::Now.AddDays(-7)}



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