How to move MOSS database to another database server?
Hi folks,I have a SharePoint farm containing two Web Front End servers, one of which hosts the database server and the SSP. I would like to move the database server to its own dedicated VM. I was just wondering what the best way to go about doing this would be?CheersAndy
February 22nd, 2010 4:12am

Hi Andy,Beside all replies provided, there are 3 cases for moving moss databases to another database server,First Case: you will move your database to another dbserver with different name but with identical environment (OS, Sql Server ) versions, do the steps in the following article:-http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc512725.aspx#Section1Second Case: you will move your database to another dbserver that has the same name even if your new DBServer has newer version of windows or SQL server, do the steps in the following article:-http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc512725.aspx#Section2Third Case: you will move your database to another dbserver with different name and also with newer version of windows , Sql Server, here you will move to upgraded server so you must do the steps in the following article:http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dd622865.aspxBest Regrads, Ahmed Madany
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February 22nd, 2010 12:10pm

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