Run the BCM database on a SQL server 2000



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Run the BCM database on a SQL server 2000

Postby VG9t » Fri, 09 Sep 2005 20:56:02 GMT

Hello everybody, i have som questions about the migrations of BCMs databse 
from a MSDE to a SQL server.

1. is this possible and does it work, i have all the the questions and 
answer and it seems like it shold work, but does it work 100%. so if someone 
have done this migration, please just write som words and tell me about is.

2. I have contacted the Microsoft support and the limitations of the MSDE 
databse is 5 users and a BCM databse can be 2 GB big. If you migrate the BCM 
databse to a SQL server 2000, does the limitations disappears?

3. Can you use the BCM database in some sort of "offline" status, so you 
will be able to use the BCM database when you open Outlook 2003 outside of 
the office, example when you are home. When i do this now, is says it cant 
find the BCM database, beacause a work with a shared database that is on our 
Does anyone know if the "offline" databse i possible?

I appreciate all the help, tips and suggestions that you know of, i think 
this is som questions that more people than me would like to know.

Best regards

RE: Run the BCM database on a SQL server 2000

Postby U1Npbmhh » Fri, 16 Sep 2005 15:29:03 GMT

Hi Tom,

You can see the discussions on Queries on migration from MSDE to SQL Server 
 http://www.**--****.com/ +to+SQL+server&dg=microsoft.public.outlook.bcm&cat=en-us-office-outlook&lang=en&cr=US&pt=50663fd1-dbad-4705-b915-e4cf683e70fe&catlist=&dglist=&ptlist=&exp=&sloc=en-us 

BCM Database doe not have an offline status and the client needs to be 
connected to the server where the BCM Database resides for the user to use 

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