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Relocate Sharepoint 3.0 database from SBS2008 to a different server

Posted By:      Posted Date: October 01, 2010    Points: 0   Category :SharePoint
The SBS2008 server got Sharepoint3 and SQL2005 pre-installed. Is it possible to move the sharepoint database to a different server? The reason for that is mainly due to storage capacity.

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