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Migrate a new SQL DBO account to a new SQL instance

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Created by Interspire Import, last modified by MindTouch on Jun 23, 2016

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Issue:

Migration of a new SQL DBO account to a new SQL instance fails.

Cause:

This issue occurs when an old account is still associated to an old SQL instance and not the new SQL instance.

Resolution:

Note: Before doing any work on your database, please make sure that you have a current backup as this will make permanent changes to your database.

  1. Transfer the backup file (.BAK) to a new SQL server and restore.
  2. Run the Configuration Wizard - Running the Configuration Wizard.
  3. Use SA or Windows Authentication to connect to the SQL instance.
  4. Select Database and choose New Account on the third window that will appear.

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  5. Name the account SolarWinds_NPM2 and create a new password.
  6. Click Finish once the process completes.

You can also delete the SolarWinds_NPM account in the SWL server Management Studio after the database migration so that only one DBO account exists. For SQL DBO accounts that were migrated successfully, you can create a new account (SolarWinds_NPM2) for them. This also ensures that Orion NPM has the required access to the migrated database.

For more information on how to migrate Orion NPM and migrating to a separate SQL server, please refer to the following documents:

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