vCenter Data Migration tool doesn't restore SQL Express DB – Migrating vCenter 4.0 to 4.1 (part 2)

I’m into my second day on this project. It appears that the backup and restore procedures run to completion but on the target machine the database is empty. This is pretty easy to check; I just went in with SQL Management Studio, looked in VIM_VCDB -> Tables -> dbo.VPX_DATASTORE and did “Open Table.” On the source machine I saw all the datastores in there (as expected). On the target machine, however, the table was empty.
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vCenter Data Migration tool doesn’t restore SQL Express DB – Migrating vCenter 4.0 to 4.1 (part 2)

I’m into my second day on this project. It appears that the backup and restore procedures run to completion but on the target machine the database is empty. This is pretty easy to check; I just went in with SQL Management Studio, looked in VIM_VCDB -> Tables -> dbo.VPX_DATASTORE and did “Open Table.” On the source machine I saw all the datastores in there (as expected). On the target machine, however, the table was empty.
Continue reading “vCenter Data Migration tool doesn’t restore SQL Express DB – Migrating vCenter 4.0 to 4.1 (part 2)”