I ran the below command to create a NewSiteCollection and new DB for Legal Team

 Add-PSSnapIn Microsoft.SharePoint.PowerShell -ErrorAction SilentlyContinue;
    New-SPContentDatabase "SP_Content_ABCLegal" -DatabaseServer "sql01" -WebApplication http://sp2013.abc.com
    New-SPSite -Url http://sp2013.abc.com/teams/legal -OwnerAlias lowes\johndoe -ContentDatabase SP_Content_ABCLegal -Template STS#0 -Name "ABC Legal"

Now DB Admin contacted me and informed me can I move this DB (SP_Content_ABCLegal) to a different volume with a lot of space and she said it would take 2 seconds and I said yes go ahead and ever since she did that site collection is not available.

After I dug deep into the issue and found out that the I should be using the SQLCluster name (sql01) instead of SQL Server name (sql01) is there a way to fix it or do I have to delete everything and redo this again. Please advise enter image description here

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You can detach the content database from central admin and then reattach using the correct SQLCluster Name. You dont need to delete anything.

Attach or detach content databases in SharePoint 2013

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