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As an administrator, you can use the Rename Database utility to change the name of an existing database. Database names are limited to eight characters.


Before you can begin this process, the HMServer.exe must be stopped. On the server base computer, right-click on the HeadMaster Server icon and click Stop. After you finish the process, right-click on the icon again and click Start.

 To create a new database


This process alters data. We recommend backing up your data before proceeding.

  1. In your local HMaster directory, double-click the HMUtils.exe file.
  2. Enter your user name and password, and click OK. The Database Utilities window displays.
  3. Click Rename Database.
  4. Select the name of the database that you want to rename, and click Next.
  5. Enter the new name, and click Next.
  6. Click Finish.
  7. When the process is complete, click OK.

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