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Migrating all EBS BLOBs to RBS

StorageEdge provides you the facility to migrate BLOBs from External BLOB Storage to Remote BLOB Storage. With this facility you can migrate content to Remote BLOB Storage (RBS) from any where. Once RBS is installed and a content database is enabled, all BLOBs from EBS and database can be migrated into the RBS content database using PowerShell 2.0 commands.
Migration command will move all the BLOBs from database and EBS to the specified RBS content database. This operation can be performed on any Web server in the farm. To migrate EBS BLOBs to RBS content database by using PowerShell, follow the steps given below:
Migrating BLOBs to RBS:
  • Check that you meet the following requirements: See Add-SPShellAdmin.
  • On the Start menu, click All Programs.
  • Click Microsoft SharePoint 2010 Products.
  • Click SharePoint 2010 Management Shell.
  • At the PowerShell command prompt, type the commands in the following sequence to obtain the content database RBS settings object:
    $cdb=Get-SPContentDatabase <ContentDbName>
  • Where <ContentDbName> is the name of the content database. It will return you the setting of the mentioned content database.
  • Ensure that RBS is installed (for details please visit RBS Installation).
  • To migrate the BLOBs from EBS to the RBS content database:
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