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Moveing Sharepoint 2010 on sbs 2011

Hi,

We are gearing up to create some sharepoint sites but would like to move everything to our largter E: drive. We understand that we can use the sbs 2011 move wizard.

Our question: If we use the wizard to move sharepoint as it currently exists to the larger E: drive, will all future web applications, subsequent sites and databases be located at the new location Or will we have to move each item after we create them.

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Jeffrey Kane - TechSoEasy

8/22/2022 - Mon
Rainer Jeschor

Hi,
that depends.
The location of the database is normally set in SQL server (default data dir) and I think the move wizzard is not updating this configuration, the wizzard will just move the existing content databases (sorry have currently no SBS to test).

I would suggest to review the SQL server configuration and configure the default database and log file directories.

HTH
Rainer
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Thanks Jeff.....thats great to hear. Not to doubt but is it possible for you to point me in the direction of some MS Docs that say it?

Thanks!
Jeffrey Kane - TechSoEasy

You are doubting.  The wizard moves the entire database.  Creating a new site doesn't create a new database, it is stored in the same one you moved with the wizard.

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