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Renaming the backend MDB Name


Article ID: 238967


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The customer wants to change the name of the mdb, e.g. to ca_mdb.

Are there any reasons not to do this?
Where could we have a negative effects?
Where everywhere must be adapted in a running system?
Are there known approaches for this?



Release : 17.3

Component : SDM - MDB/Database


Renaming the backend database from the original "mdb" over to an alternate name, such as "ca_mdb" is not an activity which has undergone testing.  As such, we cannot certify on database name change being a supported task.