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Altering a Database

Updated at:Mar 20, 2020 GMT+08:00


This section describes how to modify the charset and collation of a database.


You have obtained the login permission and logged in to the database management page.


  1. In the navigation tree on the left, right-click the target database node and choose Alter Database from the shortcut menu.
  2. In the displayed dialog box, modify the required parameters and click OK.

    • Microsoft SQL Server 2008 does not support the change of database name. The database name can be changed in Microsoft SQL Server 2014 and later versions.
    • You can only select the current database version or earlier versions.

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