Transfering the MS Exchange DB from Drive C to Drive D
Posted on 2005-05-02
I have known for a while that my MS Exchange db had to be moved, but I posponed as much as I could, to avoid potential problems that could occur from doing so.
The setup was done prior to me being hired here, and the guy before me, not knowing what he was doing, setup the Ms Exchange DB on the C drive, with only a few gigs free and let the D and E drive empty with 50 gig free each.
I now have only 5 gig left on my C drive and need to move my DB.
I will obviously start with an offline backup of the Exchange DB, then move the file using the ms tools, then turn the services back online. I looked up other places and found some info on how to do it, but I prefer to ask the EE community to get a good feeling on how to do it.
What I need help with is this :
What is the Ms command to move the Exchange db and what security precautions should I take, and is there any verifications I need to do after moving it ?