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Moving Servers...

Copper Contributor
Posts: 61
Country: United Kingdom

Moving Servers...

At present our Act for Web system is running on an ageing box. There's a new server ready to go in next month, but in preparation I would like to know how it's going to work.


Having read what appears to be a similar thread;


The new server has Windows Server 2003 SE, SQL Express 2005 and Act 11 running SP1 - Just like the old server... I'm guessing I just have to export the DB and import it on the new server? Will all the remote databases still work etc?

Platinum Elite Contributor
Posts: 6,537
Country: USA

Re: Moving Servers...

In order to retain synchronization, you will need to physically move the database to the new machine, rather than through a backup or an import. Please see the following Knowledgebase article for more information:


How To Retain Synchronization When the Publisher and/or Subscriber Database is Moved to a Different ...

Greig Hollister

Note: Effective 6/1/13, Sage no longers provides support for the Act! software. This is now provided by Swiftpage.