ThinScale Migration Guide - Scenario One

How to replace a Thinscale Server, and reconnect to the old database

Written by Peter

Last published at: June 28th, 2022

The  below method is typically used when the database server is intact, and we require the Thinscale Server to be replace by a new one. 

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Best practise is to have the database server and the Thinscale Server on separate Windows servers!

Important!

Before starting any kind of migration, please make sure to create a backup of the database! The following Microsoft article articulates how to perform this: Quickstart: Backup and restore a SQL Server database on-premises