Transfer Database Task Editor (General Page)

Use the General page of the Transfer Database Task Editor dialog box to name and describe the Transfer Database task. The Transfer Database task copies or moves a SQL Server database between two instances of SQL Server. This task can also be used to copy a database within the same server. For more information about this task, see Transfer Database Task.


The Transfer Database task supports SQL Server 2000 and SQL Server. It can transfer a database between instances of SQL Server 2000, instances of SQL Server, and from an instance of SQL Server 2000 to an instance of SQL Server.


  • Name
    Type a unique name for the Transfer Database task. This name is used as the label in the task icon.


    Task names must be unique within a package.

  • Description
    Type a description of the Transfer Database task.