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December 5, 2011

How to change McAfee Database in another SQL server

Filed under: McAfee EPO — Akther @ 11:48 am
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We are using McAfee EPO 4.5 Antivirus server version in our enviornment to protect our clients and servers. The application is installed in Windows 2003 server and SQL Database for this application is pointed to seperate MS Windows 2008 server.

One day the SQL server had some ahrdware issues and it went down. We had a backup of EPO and we need to restore in to another SQL server to back Antivirus enviornment.

Steps need to do this activities are below


–      Open SQL Management Studio and create a new database called EPO

–      Restore the database to EPO

Once restore completed go the mcAfee EPO server and put the below link in Internet explorer


Give the new Database server name there and given the credential


You have the option to test the connection. Once it done restart the EPO server.

Your EPO server is point to new Database server.




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