guide for moving exchange 2010 database location

i have an exchange 2010 sp1 server up and running and want to move the exchange databases to another drive in the same server.

how do i go about doing this?

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Glen KnightConnect With a Mentor Commented:
OK, that's a new one on me then.

Can you right click the database and select Dismount Database, then try the Move Database Path again.
Glen KnightCommented:
you literally just right click on the database you want to move and select Move Database Path
Glen KnightCommented:
once you have done that enter the new path and complete the wizard.
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alexanderfotiAuthor Commented:
i just tried the wizard and have this error:

Summary: 1 item(s). 0 succeeded, 1 failed.
Elapsed time: 00:00:40

Mailbox Database 0578675279

Can't complete the operation. The database, "Mailbox Database 0578675279", is in backup status.

Exchange Management Shell command attempted:
move-DatabasePath -Identity 'Mailbox Database 0578675279' -EdbFilePath 'B:\Exchange DB\mailboxes\Mailbox Database 0578675279.edb' -LogFolderPath 'B:\Exchange DB\mailboxes'

Elapsed Time: 00:00:40
Glen KnightCommented:
Is the database part of a DAG? Or is it a brand new installation?

Are you backing it up?

If you right click on the database and select properties the status will be listed there.
alexanderfotiAuthor Commented:
i'm not sure what a DAG is, but this is the only server in the organisation and is a DC too.

i'm not yet backing it up and the status is mounted.
alexanderfotiAuthor Commented:
perfect, thanks!
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