This document provides information on moving a Shared Group and all of the associated data belonging to any project within the group.
The process of moving data will generally resemble the following:
The article How To: Deploy DriveWorks Pro provides information on where each DriveWorks application should be installed.
DriveWorks Pro Server should be installed on the machine where the shared group is to be moved to.
Please refer to the Pro Server Configuration topic for information on installing and using Pro Server.
SQL Server Management Studio is required for backing up and restoring SQL databases.
When moving a DriveWorks shared group it is essential a backup is taken.
This backup set creates a physical file that can be moved using Windows Explorer, but also provides a restore point should anything go wrong.
See How To: Backup a SQL Server Database for more information.
Once the backup set has been created the BAK file should be moved to a location that can be accessed from the new machine, using Windows Explorer.
Follow the steps outlined in the article How To: Restore a SQL Server Database.
Follow the steps below to connect DriveWorks Pro Server to the restored database:
See DriveWorks Pro Server Configuration - Connect to a SQL Server for more information.
See DriveWorks Pro Server Configuration - Pro Server for more information.
The restored database may also require upgrading and/or owning by the DriveWorks Pro Server it is hosted on.
See DriveWorks Pro Server - Groups for more information.
If the Group requires upgrading and/or owning an appropriate button will be displayed.
See DriveWorks Pro Server - Upgrade, Force Ownership or Force Ownership and Upgrade for more information.
If the shared group has been moved from a local server onto a network server the project data will require to be updated.
For information on updating the references to the DriveWorks Project Data please see Data Management.
If the DriveWorks Project Data is also required to be moved please see the article How To: Move DriveWorks Data.
When the SQL Server has been moved the Group button and the Recent Group list on the DriveWorks Today home screen will require updating.
To update the Group Button follow the steps below:
The Recent Group list on the DriveWorks Today home screen will automatically update on completion of the above steps.
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