This topic describes how to create a schema snapshot file. Snapshot is a file generated by dbForge Fusion for SQL Server that contains an information about a database structure in XML format.
After connecting to a required instance of the Microsoft SQL Server Database Engine, in Database Explorer, click the server name to expand the server tree.
Either select a user database or expand the System Databases folder and select a system database.
Right-click the database, point to Tasks, and then click Create Schema Snapshot.
Optionally, you can change a *. snap file name.
Optionally, you can change the file location. You can store the file in a repository. To do this, select the Version Control radio button.
Optionally, you can add a comment to the *. snap file.
Optionally, you can select the Compress checkbox to archive the created file.
Optionally, you can either select or clear the Decrypt encrypted objects option.