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How to move Sharepoint_Config DB from c:\windows\sysmsi to another drive?

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How do I move Sharepoint_Config DB from c:\windows\sysmsi\sse\mssql2005\mssql\data to another drive? Just found out our drive is low on space and found that DB on C drive that is 5GB.

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Question by:piotrmikula108
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Guy Hengel [angelIII / a3] earned 250 total points
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3 steps:
? stop sharepoint services
? move the database
  http://support.microsoft.com/kb/224071 
? start sharepoint services

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by:piotrmikula108
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actually it's the SharePoint_Config_66db1b50-91ab-466e-9fe8-c2c46c024510_log.LDF  log file, can I just delete it or shrink it?
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- stop sharepoint services and frontend IIS web servers
- full shrink the database
- detach
- move the database files
- re-attach the database files
- restart services and frontend
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