Move the SharePoint database from C to D RRS feed

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  • We are running Office Sharepoint Server 2007 on a Hyper- Virtual Machine running Windows 2003. The server is running out of the spaces. I am thinking to move the Sharepoint databse to another virtual hard disk on the same VM. Since I done't see SQL Server Management Studio, I assume we are using SQL Server 2005 Express Edition. Can someone give me step by step how to move the SharePoint database from C to D?
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    Friday, May 6, 2011 8:01 PM


  • Hi,


    According to your description, I agree with Dhiren’s said. You must make sure that the Windows SharePoint Services Administration service is started on all farm service before running a backup. This service is not start by default on standalone installations. In addition, make sure that the 'Service Account' and 'Content Access Account' service account specified are the same. They should not be working with two separate accounts. If it still does not work, Stop the service and while starting it again specify a common service account and create a new Search Database.


    Best Regards
    David Hu


    • Marked as answer by Leoyi Sun Friday, May 13, 2011 10:31 AM
    Tuesday, May 10, 2011 1:20 AM

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