How to downgrade SQL Server 2017 database to SQL Server 2005/2008/2012/2014/2016

It’s not possible to downgrade a database on SQL Server. However, there are several workarounds which you can use to migrate or downgrade SQL Server 2017 database to lower version of SQL Server database. One of the most popular (and easiest) method for doing this is ‘Script entire database and all database object’.

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