SharePoint 2013 Hosting :: How To Attach The Existing SharePoint Content Database To the Target Web Application in SharePoint 2013

In this blog you will see how to attach the existing SharePoint content database to the target web application in SharePoint 2013.

I was working on the migration from SharePoint 2010 to SharePoint 2013.

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I want to add the SharePoint 2010 content database to the target web application, when I tried to add the existing content database through Central Administration I was getting the following error.We can attach the existing SharePoint Content Database to the target web application using Mount-SPContentDatabase, this cmdlet upgrades automatically the content database if it detects that there is a mismatch with the version of the farm

Mount-SPContentDatabase “SharePointMigration_cf6b1e7d853843749114260cc64d4daa” -DatabaseServer “C4968397007″ -WebApplication http://C4968397007:20130

  •   SharePointMigration_cf6b1e7d853843749114260cc64d4daa” is the name of the database.
  •   C4968397007” is the name of the database server.
  •   http://c4968397007 is the public URL for the web application.

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