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How to move database to a new (another) server?

How to move database to a new (another) server?
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If you have the database on your computer and want to move it to the company server, or you have a new server and want to move the database from old server there, please, follow the steps below:

  1. Close the application on all computers.
  2. Go to Start->>Settings->Control Panel->Administrative Tools->Services on old server computer.
  3. Stop "Firebird Server"
  4. Select ‘Full Installation’ or ‘Server installation only’ while installing the program on your new server
  5. Go to C:\Program Files\VIP Quality Software\VIP Task Manager Professional\Databases on your old server and copy your database to the same place on the new server. Note: Now you can start Firebird Server on your old server if you want to continue using it.
  6. On the new server go to Start -> All programs -> VIP Quality Software - > VIP Task Manager Professional -> Database Manager
  7. Select ‘Databases’ tab
  8. Click ‘Register’ button
  9. Enter database name into ‘Name:’ field. It will be a name of your root task group
  10. Enter host name of your computer in the network into ‘Host:’ field
  11. Enter the path to this database into ‘Database path:’ field and click ‘Ok’ button
  12. Important: the default password is 'masterkey'


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