Go Premium for a chance to win a PS4. Enter to Win

x
?
Solved

Moving BES Express 5 to new server

Posted on 2011-03-02
7
Medium Priority
?
1,260 Views
Last Modified: 2012-08-13
We currently have BES Express 5 running on a Win 2003 32Bit server using SQL 2005 Express.

I want to move it to a new server. Win Server 2008 R2 64Bit and using a remote Sql 2008 R2 64bit server.

Is this possible? or will I need to reinstall from scratch, recreate and reactivate every user?
 
0
Comment
Question by:Mayogroup
  • 4
  • 3
7 Comments
 
LVL 17

Expert Comment

by:dbaSQL
ID: 35024093
No, I don't think a reinstall is necessary.  These are the detailed steps for migrating to a new sql server:
http://www.blackberry.com/btsc/search.do?cmd=displayKC&docType=kc&externalId=KB03112
0
 

Author Comment

by:Mayogroup
ID: 35024328
Thanks for that.
I have a question about step 4. Upgrading the Schema DB.
I have run this and get the error msg "Unexpected BES type ExchangeX"

0
 
LVL 17

Expert Comment

by:dbaSQL
ID: 35024352
Unfortunately, I am not personally familiar with the BES specifics.  Take a look a this overall, possibly it will help:
http://www.blackberry.com/btsc/dynamickc.do?externalId=KB12304&sliceID=1&command=show&forward=nonthreadedKC&kcId=KB12304
0
NEW Veeam Agent for Microsoft Windows

Backup and recover physical and cloud-based servers and workstations, as well as endpoint devices that belong to remote users. Avoid downtime and data loss quickly and easily for Windows-based physical or public cloud-based workloads!

 

Author Comment

by:Mayogroup
ID: 35024362
Unfortunately that URL just points me back to the 1st URL when it gets to the section on moving DB to new server. Thanks anyway.
If anyone else knows about the error, please jump in. "Unexpected BES type ExchangeX"

0
 
LVL 17

Accepted Solution

by:
dbaSQL earned 2000 total points
ID: 35027524
0
 

Author Comment

by:Mayogroup
ID: 35031980
I was able to complete the install and copy the DB across.
Last part is to point the devices to the new server.

I assumed that all that was needed to to redirect the firewall rule to the new server, but when looking at the BES admin console, I can see each user still has the old server listed as their associated BES server.
I am assuming there must be 1 last step to finalise the cutover. Anyone?
0
 

Author Comment

by:Mayogroup
ID: 35175052
Ended up simply installing 2nd BES and using transport tool to migrate users across. Worked perfectly.
0

Featured Post

Free Tool: ZipGrep

ZipGrep is a utility that can list and search zip (.war, .ear, .jar, etc) archives for text patterns, without the need to extract the archive's contents.

One of a set of tools we're offering as a way to say thank you for being a part of the community.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

After restoring a Microsoft SQL Server database (.bak) from backup or attaching .mdf file, you may run into "Error '15023' User or role already exists in the current database" when you use the "User Mapping" SQL Management Studio functionality to al…
There have been several questions about Large Transaction Log Files in SQL Server 2008, and how to get rid of them when disk space has become critical. This article will explain how to disable full recovery and implement simple recovery that carries…
This course is ideal for IT System Administrators working with VMware vSphere and its associated products in their company infrastructure. This course teaches you how to install and maintain this virtualization technology to store data, prevent vuln…
Look below the covers at a subform control , and the form that is inside it. Explore properties and see how easy it is to aggregate, get statistics, and synchronize results for your data. A Microsoft Access subform is used to show relevant calcul…

972 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question