Long back I took the backup of my development server, Again I am trying to restore it in my own machine or any other machine, I am getting the following error.
“The backup set holds a backup of a database other than the existing ‘sample’ database. RESTORE DATABASE is terminating abnormally. (Microsoft SQL Server, Error: 3154)”
I found a very simple solution form Pinal Dave blog.
Run the following commands in SQL:
RESTORE DATABASE Sample FROM DISK =‘C:\Sample.bak’ WITH REPLACE