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Find database files location using T-SQL script on a SQL-SERVER

There can be different ways to look for our MDF, LDF and our log files bowever finding them using ther means can be time consuming at mission critical situations.

one of the easiest way to look for our files is by running this query on the master DB. Master DB has the file location saved into ints internal tables' This query fetches all data corresponding to file location of all the databases' related files like MDF, LDF, and NDF on the instance.

In the image below shown the query is run on my personal laptop where there are a few databases which i downloaded for testing purposes and also shows the file locations.

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 use master 
SELECT DB_NAME(database_id) AS DatabaseName,
Name AS Logical_Name,
Physical_Name, (size*8)/1024 SizeMB
FROM sys.master_files

you can download the Script here here