You may want to check out the "How to Upgrade from SQL 6.5" whitepaper,
for detailed information on upgrade to SQL2K
Hope this helps,
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>Subject: procedure on how to upgrade from 6.5 to 2000
>Date: Fri, 12 Jul 2002 11:21:08 +0200
>Organization: RRZ Universit?t Hamburg
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>Two days ago, I posted another article.
>It was about how to upgrade from version 6.5 to 2000. Gianluca Hotz gave
>me answer by pointing to an solution where I don't need to backup the
>If I understood everything right, I could build up a new server on a
>different machine and replicate there the old 6.5 server on the old
>machine ? Is this right ? Where exactly could I get information about
>this topic ?
>Thank you, I am awaiting hints and replies.