Attaching WSS_Content of a Sharepoint server in different Sharepoint Server RRS feed

  • Question

  • hi all,

       I am trying to attach a WSS_Content (WSS_Content.mdf) database taken from from a different Sharepoint Server .

    I follow the steps as follows -

    1 . First i detach WSS_Content from Sql Server 2005 of a different sharepoint

    2 . Attach it to Sql server 2005 of my sharepoint server

    3 . Add Content database through Central Administration of my sharepoint server  

          but i face "Unknown Error" in Central Administration.

     Can I get help on how to do this

    Thursday, February 9, 2012 3:16 PM


All replies

  • Hi Pravin,

    You can follow the steps from the following article to move a SharePoint content database to a new server,



    Daniel Yang

    TechNet Community Support

    • Marked as answer by Pravin Thokal Monday, February 13, 2012 10:09 AM
    Monday, February 13, 2012 9:09 AM
  •  Hi  Daniel

         your suggestion just works fine for me ,thanks for this.

    Moderator Note: Section starting "I have another question" removed. New questions go in new threads. The question in this thread has already been answered.

    • Edited by Pravin Thokal Monday, February 13, 2012 10:06 AM
    • Edited by Mike Walsh FIN Monday, February 13, 2012 1:39 PM Moderator Note added advising a new thread for a new question
    Monday, February 13, 2012 9:59 AM