SQL 2005: (yep!) During setup how place "ldf" files on drive D, "mdf" on drive E?


  • Lovers of sql 2005 (all 2 of you) -- rejoice -- a question for you

    We have an old sql 2005 box that I am rebuilding with a newer OS (please, don't ask why!) but using the original master, msdb, etc.   The main problem I'm having is during the sql 2005 install I need to install the log files on drive D and the mdf's on E but the setup program does not seems to allow for this. (I can setup "Databases Services" on drive D but then the log files are on D too. Not what I wanted.)


    Friday, April 11, 2014 9:51 PM


  • I have long forgotten Installation of 2005 but I doubt, that it wont allow you .Anyways after installation you can change the location its not big deal.

    How to move system databases in sql Server 2005

    >>Lovers of sql 2005 (all 2 of you) -- rejoice -- a question for you

    Just ask question No need to add a punchline.

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    Friday, April 11, 2014 10:05 PM