CRM Setup has detected that the version of your current Microsoft CRM 1.2 database does not match the version required

Trying to move MSDN CRM 3.0 Pro to CRM 3.0 due to license key issue and moving to a new forest


Backup MSCRM and Metabase DB’s
Restore CRM DB’s
Run CRM Redeployment Tool (found on the CRM Server Install CD – Guide included)
Install CRM to existing DB’s with new Production License Key


Setup has detected that the version of your current Microsoft CRM 1.2 database does not match the version required

how can this be ? also the new server is running sql 2005 and previous sql was 2000
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Jeffrey Kane - TechSoEasyPrincipal ConsultantCommented:
Hi cogit,

Rather than focusing on the Redeployment Tool, you need to view this as a Backup and Restore.  There are actually SIX databases which need to be restored to your new server:

Full overview of the process is here:


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cogitAuthor Commented:

Thanks for the assistance but I finally was able to migrate the CRM from one domain to another .  Also I migrated my CRM to a virtual environment .
Jeffrey Kane - TechSoEasyPrincipal ConsultantCommented:
Cool... I'm all about VIRTUAL environments!!!

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