Migrating the BigFix Server (Windows/MS-SQL)

This section details the steps and operational procedures necessary for migrating the BigFix Server from existing hardware onto new computer systems.

Typical use cases for these steps include:
  • Hardware refresh
  • OS or SQL Server upgrades
  • 32-bit to 64-bit architecture migration
  • Remote SQL server migration
The steps below apply to the following BigFix server versions for Windows:
  • 9.2
  • 9.5

Due to the complexity and risks of migrating BigFix Servers, it is strongly recommended that an BigFix Technician help in performing the BigFix Server Migration process.