Move Lync 2013 Database to new SQL server

I need to move our Lync 2013 database off the Lync server to a new SQL server.  Does anyone have any suggestions or steps they followed, for migrating the SQL to a new server?   Our Lync server is currently on SQL Express and our new server is Server 2012 R2 with SQL 2012.  Thanks
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Will SzymkowskiSenior Solution ArchitectCommented:
I did this awhile back and i used some steps I found on someones blog however, microsoft has published this as a TechNet. See the link below.

Cliff GaliherCommented:
You are probably looking at a full on migration.  The issue is that if your SQL instance is *on* your Lync server then it is Lync Standard (Lync Enterprise does not allow the SQL instance to be on one of the Lync server pools.)  And if you are moving to a separate SQL server, you need Enterprise, as Lync Standard is exactly opposite of above. It doesn't let you break out SQL completely. That's an enterprise-only feature.  Which means you'll have to create a pool and migrate/move users to the new pool to pull off what you want in this instance.

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nextechexchadminAuthor Commented:
I did double check and we are on Lync 2013 standard, so to move the database from SQL Express to a new server, we would need to upgrade our Lync server to the enterprise edition?  Thanks
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