To move the B/E SUSDB database to a different instance on the SAME server,
do the following:
 Shutdown the Update Services service on the F/E server.
 Detach the SUSDB from the old instance.
 Attach the SUSDB to the new (APPS) instance.
 Reperform Step 3 in Appendix C of the WSUS Deployment Guide to
reconfigure the F/E server to point to the new B/E instance.
 Start the Update Services service on the F/E server.
Lawrence Garvin, M.S., MCTS, MVP-Software Distribution
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