Moving the Enterprise Server database path on an existing system

Issue

Moving the Enterprise Server database path on an existing system

Product Line

SmartStruxure Solution

Environment

StruxureWare Building Operation Enterprise Server 1.x

Cause

The Enterprise Server database can be affected by system changes (system restore, Windows reinstall, reformatting the system drive etc.) if it is located at the default path on the system drive. 

Resolution

The default path where the Enterprise Server database is installed depends on the operating system it is installed on. For Windows 7, the default database path is
C:\ProgramData\Schneider Electric StruxureWare\Building Operation 1.x\Enterprise Server

To move or change the Enterprise Server database path.

  1. Log on to the Enterprise Server from Workstation.
  2. Perform a backup (all data) of the Enterprise Server (right click on the server and select 'Backup').
  3. After the backup completes, save the backup set to the local drive (server > System > Backup and Restore > Backup sets > Local). 
  4. Exit the Workstation.
  5. Stop and uninstall the Enterprise Server.
  6. Install the Enterprise Server (same version as the version that was uninstalled). When prompted for the database path, browse to the new directory where the Enterprise Server database is to be located. In the example below, the new Enterprise Server database path is 
  7. After the Enterprise Server is installed, run the Software Administrator. The database path should now point to the new database directory. Start the Enterprise Server if it is not already running. 
  8. Log on to the Enterprise Server from Workstation and restore the backup set (all data) which was saved. 
  9. Log on to the Enterprise Server and verify operation.