Moving the Web Security Log Database from one drive or partition to another
- Article Number: 000002350
- Products: Forcepoint URL Filtering, Forcepoint Web Security, TRITON AP-WEB, Web Filter & Security, Web Security and Web Filter
- Version: 8.5, 8.4, 8.3, 8.2, 8.1, 8.0, 7.8
- Last Published Date: June 16, 2020
Notes & Warnings
Review v6.3-v7.6 Moving the Web Security Log Database to a different SQL Server to move the SQL database to a different server or server instance.
Note: If the SQL server version is not listed in the System Requirements for the Forcepoint version, logging will be severely impacted, potentially causing no logging or loss of logs. The System Requirements guide for your version and product can be located in Support Documentation
Ensure you have updated the the log database directory location if it has changed including the ODBC connection. In the Forcepoint Management GUI, navigate to Settings > Reporting > Log Database and Settings > Reporting > Log Server.
It is possible to install the Log Database in its default location, then opt to move the database to another disk partition with more disk space.
Moving the Log Database .mdf and .ldf files is a manual process.
To get started:
Keywords: log database issue; move log database to another partition; move log database to another drive; mdf and ldf files; detach partitions; detach database; odbc