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Renaming Windows 2008R2 with SQL2008 and re-IP

Posted By:      Posted Date: October 21, 2010    Points: 0   Category :Sql Server

Hi all,

I hope I can get an answer here.

I currently have a Win2003 with sql server in production that I need to move everything from there to a new server Win2008R2 with SQL2008 at 64bit.  I named the new server differently with also a different ip address so it would not conflict with the old one after I finish moving everything. So now that I have everything done I have to rename and re ip address the new server to the old server name. So is it safe to do that or do I have to re-do everything from scratch again?

Any help would be greatly appreciated.




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