If you select Install SQL Server Express 2005 now, the installation
wizard will guide you through the process. If you are installing SQL
Server Express, you must also install Microsoft SQL Server Management
Studio Express. For more information, see
1. Back up the Registry.
To back up the registry:
- Open Regedit.
- Go to HKLM\Software\South River Technologies\.
- From the main menu, select File>Export.
- Save the file in Win 9x/NT format.
All existing configuration information will be retained by Cornerstone MFT.
2. Launch Migration Wizard
In the Titan Admin Console, highlight the existing FTP server, then
from the menu, select Server| Migrate Server. This will launch the
Migration Wizard. Use the dropdown box to select the SQL Server
instance. Cornerstone will create a SQL Database name for you
automatically. Depending on the authentication method for your SQL
database, you can select either Windows authentication or SQL
authentication. If you select SQL Authentication, you will need to
enter your credentials in the fields provided. Click on the Test button
to establish a connection to the SQL server. If it fails, you will
need to check your connectivity to the SQL server. Once you have
successfully tested the connection, click on the Next button to create
the database. On the final step, click the Migrate button to move your
configuration to the SQL database.
NOTE: If you are using Windows authentication, you will need to use a
Domain account that has access to the remote SQL server and has the
ability to create tables. Please check with your DBA prior to the start
of the migration. This domain account must be configured to launch the
Cornerstone service as well. Contact SRT Tech Support for more
information on this setup.
3. Finish Migration
When the migration completes, your server should appear online in the
Admin console window. Once your server has been migrated to SQL, you
can continue to migrate your Registry based servers using the same
NOTE: If you installed SQL Express on your Cornerstone server,
and you are connecting to a Remote SQL server, it is OK to remove the
SQL Express, it will not affect your database because it resides on
another server. Please verify the database exists on the remote SQL
server prior to removing the local installation of SQL Express.