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Get-DbaDbRecoveryModel displays the Recovery Model for all databases. This is the default, you can filter using -Database, -ExcludeDatabase, -RecoveryModel.




Gets all databases on SQL Server instance sql2014 having RecoveryModel set to BulkLogged

Get-DbaDbRecoveryModel -SqlInstance sql2014 -RecoveryModel BulkLogged -Verbose

Gets recovery model information for TestDB. If TestDB does not exist on the instance we don’t return anything.

Get-DbaDbRecoveryModel -SqlInstance sql2014 -Database TestDB


This command was created by Viorel Ciucu. You can find Viorel on Twitter and his blog.


From PowerShell, execute Get-Help Get-DbaDbRecoveryModel -Detailed for more information on this function.

Source Code

Want to see the source code? View Get-DbaDbRecoveryModel.ps1 on GitHub

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