How to copy a SportApp database from one machine to another

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  •    How do I copy or attach a database from one machine to another


  • Product Family: Software and Controllers
  • Product: Live Book GFX®, SportApp
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  • Control System: AJT Systems a Division of Daktronics


  1. Zip or copy the existing database from the filesystems default file path. The file path is C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\MSSQL14.SQLEXPRESS\MSSQL\DATA. Make sure to get the correct .mdf and .ldf file
  2. Unpack and paste those 2 files into the same directory on the target computer
    C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\MSSQL14.SQLEXPRESS\MSSQL\DATA
  3. Attach the newly copied database using SQL management studio. Click on the database plus icon to expand it. Right click on databases and choose attach.
  4. Click the Add button
  5. Select the file and press ok
  6. Press ok to close out the attach database dialog
  7. The database list should contain the added database

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How to copy a team, league or show between two SportApp machines

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