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Locating your Skyline Databases

Locating your Skyline Databases

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Locating your Skyline Databases

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Before you can backup or restore your Skyline databases you need to verify the location of the database.

To confirm the location of your database:

1.You need to confirm the physical location of your Skyline website. To do this open Internet Information Services (IIS) Manager.
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1.Select the Skyline website.
2.Click Basic Settings.
2.The Edit Site window opens.
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Make a note of:
1.the physical path of the website. By default it is C:\Skyline\wwwroot.
2.the name of the application pool that the website uses. This is needed during an upgrade procedure.
3.View the Skyline website folder and open the web configuration file with notepad.
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4.In the <connectionStrings> section identify the server name and database name. In the example below the server name is .\Skyline.
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Make a note of the following:
Data Source (This is the name of the SQL Server where the database is stored).
Initial Catalogue (The name of the Database)
Username
Password