Originally Posted by bacid
Just wanted to thank everyone for their help..
In case someone stumbles upon this in a search, this was my process:
- Shutdown all BES services on existing server
- As per RIM KB KB05193 , ran the following SQL Query on my database: "update ServerConfig set MachineName ='<New_Server_Name>' where Id = 1" so that the NETBIOS name of the new server is reflected
- installed BES on new server, used OLD BES Server name during setup.
- Probably not necessary, but setup a CNAME on DNS server so that the old server name references the new one.
- Done and Working!
CNAME isn't required; BES doesn't care about DNS.