[Support Policy] Support for changes to the databases that are used by SharePoint


http://support.microsoft.com/kb/841057

Examples of unsupported database changes include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Adding database triggers
  • Adding new indexes or changing existing indexes within tables
  • Adding, changing, or deleting any primary or foreign key relationships
  • Changing or deleting existing stored procedures
  • Calling existing stored procedures directly, except as described in the SharePoint Protocols documentation (http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc339475.aspx)
  • Adding new stored procedures
  • Adding, changing, or deleting any data in any table of any of the databases for the products that are listed in the "Applies to" section
  • Adding, changing, or deleting any columns in any table of any of the databases for the products that are listed in the "Applies to" section
  • Making any modification to the database schema
  • Adding tables to any of the databases for the products that are listed in the "Applies to" section
  • Changing the database collation
  • Running DBCC_CHECKDB WITH REPAIR_ALLOW_DATA_LOSS (However, running DBCC_CHECKDB WITH REPAIR_FAST and REPAIR_REBUILD is supported, as these commands only update the indexes of the associated database.)
Comments (2)
  1. Dr.Sharepoint says:

    What about the logging database? This is said to be customizable to some degree? How does that fit in with these guidelines?

  2. 夏綠蒂 says:

    Hi Bill, however….for DB change, no matter what kind of change it is, the official answer is always NO

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