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Database server name changed now cannot connect to server.

  Asked By: Neal    Date: Sep 16    Category: Sharepoint    Views: 1467

The db server name has changed unexpectedly for my database server.

Now sharepoint cannot connect to DB.

I have changed content server and config db info in the web-based config tool on the server to the correct one. All login info is the same and the user roles are the same.

I have changed the server names in the database tables and am not really sure where else to look.

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3 Answers Found

 
Answer #1    Answered By: Robin Sparks     Answered On: Sep 16

Try uninstalling and re-intalling, after installing, select an existing Configuration database

 
Answer #2    Answered By: Dusty Houston     Answered On: Sep 16

What will happen to all my subwebs then?

 
Answer #3    Answered By: Felix Hardy     Answered On: Sep 16

Nothing, all the content  is stored in the configuration/content database

Once you re-connect to the configuration database, Sharepoint will discover the site/sub-sites stored in the content database

 
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