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How to Move a SQL Express Database (Standalone Installation) to a New Machine (Doc ID 906590.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 30, 2022

Applies to:

Primavera Contractor - Version 6.1 to 6.1 [Release 6.1]
Primavera P6 Professional Project Management - Version 5.0 to 6.2.1 [Release 5.0 to 6.2]
All Platforms


The purpose of this document is to describe the steps necessary to move a P6 database (running on SQL Express) to a new machine.

For Contractor 6.1, P6 5.0 (standalone), and P6 6.2.1 (standalone) installations, the database server that gets automatically installed is SQL Server Express 2005.

These instructions are specific to the products and versions listed above. 



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