How to manually migrate a Backup Exec Desktop and Laptop Option (DLO) Database to the new Symantec DLO 7.0

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Backup Exec DLO was uninstalled and the BE_DLO.mdf needs to be migrated to the new version of Symantec DLO 7.0.


Steps to be followed: 

Create a backup of the BE-DLO database files, BE_DLO.mdf and BE_DLO_log.LDF.

  1. Install Symantec DLO 7.0 on a server class machine and select local SQL database instance.
  2. DO NOT launch the Symantec DLO Console when installation finishes.
  3. Stop Symantec DLO DB Service "SQL Server (DLO)".
  4. Rename the newly created Symantec DLO database files, DLO.mdf and DLO_Log.LDF that are located in the ..\Symantec\Symantec DLO\Data folder by adding a .sav extension to them.
  5. Copy the BE-DLO database files into the Symantec DLO data folder ..\Symantec\Symantec DLO\Data.
  6. Rename BE_DLO.mdf file to DLO.mdf and BE_DLO_Log.LDF file to DLO_Log.LDF file.
  7. Start the Symantec DLO DB services "SQL Server (DLO)".
  8. Run the SQL upgrade scripts available in install path ..\Symantec\Symantec DLO.  Go to a command prompt and change to the \Symantec\Symantec DLO folder and run the following commands.
  • osql -E -S %COMPUTERNAME%\DLO -dDLO  -iDLODBUpgrade20.sql -o logfilename20.log
  • osql -E -S %COMPUTERNAME%\DLO -dDLO  -iDLODBUpgrade30.sql -o logfilename30.log
  • osql -E -S %COMPUTERNAME%\DLO -dDLO -iDLODBUpgrade.sql -o logfilename1.log

NOTE: logfilename20.log, logfilename30.log and logfilename1.log contain the output result of the Data base upgrade.

  1. Restart the Symantec DLO DB service, "SQL Server (DLO)" and the Symantec DLO Admin and Maintenance services.
  2. Launch the Symantec DLO 7.0 console.
  3. If the services do not start, run a repair of DLO.

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