Downgrading from Enterprise Edition to Standard Edition
Posted on 2004-10-02
Hi and thank you.
What is the most efficient way to change a multi-database installation from a standard edition to an enterprise edition, and from an enterprise edition to a standard edition? I have a plan that might better utilize our present licensing and consolidate some things.
Will a database created on an enterprise edition installation work on a standard edition installation? For example, can I just do a cold backup of all the ee-created databases on the server, wipe the enterprise install, install the standard edition on the server, and reopen the databases on the standard installation? ... and the other way around.
I don't think that there are any enterprise-only services used on the enterprise edition installed databases that I'm thinking about.