Move Crowd MS SQL database to another server

20 Feb

In order for move the MS SQL database for Crowd (same OS), I did the following:

  1. Shutdown application/service Crowd
  2. Backup ms sql Crowd database
  3. Restore the backup to another MS SQL server
  4. Check that the “crowd” user for the database can log into the database (very often you have to recreate the user with the correct password)
  5. Edit C:\AtlassianCrowd240\crowd.cfg.xml
    • <property name=”hibernate.connection.url”>jdbc:jtds:sqlserver://SERVERNAME:1433/crowd</property>
  6. Startup application/service Crowd
  7. If there is error – check log file C:\AtlassianCrowd240\logs\atlassian-crowd.log

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