Moving to a different server

Technical Questions
This instruction will help you to move your Easy Projects installation to a different server.
 
Case 1: both IIS server and SQL server are moved.
 
1. Backup Easy Projects database using the SQL Server Management Studio.
2. Restore the database from the backup on a new SQL server.
3. Run the EP installer of a latest version (it can be found at http://www.easyprojects.net/downloads) on a new IIS server in the "Upgrade" mode using the 'sa' SQL user credentials, choose a clean folder, and point it to just restored database.
 
 
Case 2: IIS server is moved, SQL server stays the same.
 
1. Copy EP installation folder (e.g. c:\inetpub\wwwroot\easyprojects) to a new server.
2. Create application pool for EP on a new IIS server. Choose .NET 4.0, Integrated mode in the app pool settings.
3. Create Web site/application for EP on a new IIS server, choose just created application pool for it, and point the site/application to a new EP inst folder.
4. Modify the Web.Config file in a new EP inst folder to reflect new EP URL (all cases).
 
 
Case 3: SQL server is moved, IIS server stays the same.
 
1. Backup Easy Projects database using the SQL Server Management Studio.
2. Restore the database from the backup on a new SQL server.
3. Run the EP installer of a latest version (it can be found at http://www.easyprojects.net/downloads) on IIS server in the "Upgrade" mode using the 'sa' SQL user credentials, choose existing EP folder, and point it to just restored database.