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I am moving a server that has Sharepoint 2010 Standard and SQL 2008 R2 installed to 2 different servers. Could someone explain in detail, what are the steps to achieve this? What are the things that need to be careful when moving the server?

I have seen that I need to be careful with the owners of service applications and else but isn't there any dynamic way to achieve a server with exactly same configuration?


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Is the new server that's going to be SQL server better than the old server? – Per Jakobsen Apr 11 '12 at 7:17
Yes Currently SQL and sharepoint is on same server By separating them on different machines, hope it gives some better performance. – Asado Apr 11 '12 at 23:07
It'll give better performance, but what I asked was if the specs of the new Server for SQL is better than for the currently shared one. If not then you might just add a new Server to the farm as SharePoint Server, move all services and then remove the SharePoint part from the old server. – Per Jakobsen Apr 12 '12 at 18:31

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