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Database Access for SPS 2003

  Asked By: Jackson    Date: Jan 06    Category: Sharepoint    Views: 880

We have a medium server farm with a front-end web server, index/job server and
database server.

We recently acquired additional disk space for our database server and our DBAs
moved the databases from the C: drive to the E: drive. What changes need to be
made in SharePoint so that documents stored in the database can be retrieved
when doing searches in SharePoint? I believe SharePoint looks to the C: drive by



2 Answers Found

Answer #1    Answered By: Vinod Kumar     Answered On: Jan 06

The physical location of the database  files should be invisible to SPS, it
simply is going to query SQL Server, which is responsible for disk I/O to the
database. So, as long as no database names or permissions have been changed,
all should work as before.

Answer #2    Answered By: Jeffery Hayes     Answered On: Jan 06

Agreed - the C:\ stuff relates to the location of SharePoint files, not SQL db

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