The SQL database is always in one of the modes: online, offline, suspect, storing, recovery pending, and emergency. When the SQL database recovery fails, or the database becomes damaged or corrupted, it moves to suspect mode. When the database is marked as SUSPECT mode, the database is unavailable for user access. You can recover the database from the suspected state using different commands in SSMS. In this article, we’ll cover what causes the database to go to suspect mode and its recovery methods. Also, we’ll outline an advanced MS SQL repair tool to help you quickly restore the database from suspect mode without data loss.
Reasons for SQL Server Marked As” Suspect Mode”
The SQL Server database suspect mode indicates the recovery process has started but failed to finish. The database states may become suspect due to several reasons. Some of them are below: