ThinScale Migration Guide - Scenario One

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

Written by Peter

Last published at: January 4th, 2023

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. 


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


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