How to clear database log write script in MS SQL Server

1. Open SQL Query
2. Type below script (Assuming Database name ‘SampleDB’)
USE [SampleDB];
— Truncate the log by changing the database recovery model to SIMPLE.
— Shrink the truncated log file to 1 MB.
DBCC SHRINKFILE (‘SampleDB_log’, 1);
— Reset the database recovery model.

How to check how many users are connected to a SQL Server

You can retrieve information about the number of connected users to a SQL Server. It is also possible to check which users are connected to a particular database.

Few examples in below:

Example 1: To check all users and process connection

select @@servername as server, count(distinct usr) as users, count(*) as processes from

( select sp.loginame as usr, as db

 from sysprocesses sp join sysdatabases sd on sp.dbid = sd.dbid ) as db_usage

Example 2: To check individual users and process connection

select Users, count(distinct db) as Databases, count(*) as processes from

( select sp.loginame as Users, as db

 from sysprocesses sp join sysdatabases sd on sp.dbid = sd.dbid ) as db_usage

group by Users

order by Users

Example 3: To check database, user and process connections

select db, users, count(*) as processes from

( select sp.loginame as users, as db

 from sysprocesses sp join sysdatabases sd on sp.dbid = sd.dbid ) as db_usage

where db like('%')

group by db, users

order by db, users

Database to Single-user Mode in MS SQL Server 2008

Today I will discussed about, how to restrict access to single user.

Why need restrict access database?

* Single-user mode specifies that only one user at a time can access the database and is generally used for maintenance actions.

* When multiple users are connected to the database at the time that you set the database to single-user mode, their connections to the database will be closed without warning.

How to setup database to single user mode.

Step 1: Go to Start menu > All Programs > Microsoft SQL Server 2008 > SQL Server Management Studio and Connect to database server








Step 2: Right-click the database and click Properties.

Step 3:  In Database Properties dialog box, click Options page from left menu.

Step 4: Select SINGLE_USER  from the Restrict Access option

Step 5: If other users are connected to the database, an Open Connections message will appear. To change the property and close all other connections, click Yes.

How to setup selenium WebDriver with Nunit and Visual Studio (C#)

Selenium is an open source software tools which supporting tests automation. Now days, Software automation tools are becoming popular. Software automation tools are a time efficient. You will find different kinds of software automation tools, such as Load Runner, QTP, MS Test Manager, Jmeter etc. Selenium webdriver is a one of them. It is most popular automation tools.


Today, I am going to discussed about how to run selenium WebDriver with Nunit and Visual Studio (C#)


  • Download Nunit ( and install in your system
  • Download selenium web-driver (
  • Open a new project and Create a Class Library
  • Add reference webdriver dll (selenium-dotnet-2.35.0 > net40) and nunit dll (Where you installed).

Webdriver dll

Nunit Dll

Or you can add Nunit dll from assemblies > Extension

  • When all of this is done and you can start write a code

Point 1:

using System;

using System.Collections.Generic;

using System.Linq;

using System.Text;

using System.Threading.Tasks;

using NUnit.Framework;

using OpenQA.Selenium;

using OpenQA.Selenium.Firefox;

using OpenQA.Selenium.Internal;

using OpenQA.Selenium.Support.UI;


Point 2:

namespace Automation

public class framework
private IWebDriver driver;

public void LoadDriver()
Console.WriteLine("Check SetUp");
driver = new FirefoxDriver();
// To Maximise browser

public void Login()
Console.WriteLine("Check URL");

// Type UserName

// Type Password

// Clicked on Login Button

public void UnloadDriver()

Above marked area. Just described how you will get id from login page

  • Build your application or press (Ctrl + Shift + B)
  • You have to run Nunit window to run this code.
  • Now, open a project from file menu and choose the project dll file or you can drag and drop the dll.
  • Click on ‘Run’ button to define result pass / fail

How to enable FILESTREAM in SQL Server 2008 (After Install)

If you forgot to enable FILESTREAM when install SQL Server 2008.

Don’t worry about it. You can enable FILESTREAM later.

To enable filestream settings:

1.  Go to Start menu > All Programs > Microsoft SQL Server 2008 > Configuration Tools > SQL Server Configuration Manager.

2.  If asking for user account control then click yes

3. In the list of services, right-click SQL Server Services, and then click Open

4. Now go to Filestream tab and ticked ‘Enable FILESTREAM for Transact-SQL access’.

5. If you want to read and write FILESTREAM data from Windows, click Enable FILESTREAM for file I/O streaming access. Enter the name of the Windows share in the Windows Share Name box.

6. If remote clients must access the FILESTREAM data that is stored on this share, select Allow remote clients to have streaming access to FILESTREAM data

7.  Click Apply

 8. Go to SQL Server Management Studio, click New Query to display the Query Editor

9. In Query Editor, enter the following Transact-SQL code:

EXEC sp_configure filestream_access_level, 2


10. Click Execute or Press ‘F5’ button

11. Make File-stream access level full

12. Restart the SQL Server service