The xp_cmdshell is utilized by the Blackbaud Management Console to list files and directories.  Therefore, it is needed to attach a database and/or restore from a backup.  If you do not wish to leave it enabled after completing these processes you may disable it.  However, please be aware that you must re-enable it each time you wish to complete one of these processes.

How to prepare SQL Server 2005 or SQL Server 2008 or 2008 R2 for use with Blackbaud databases?

Please contact the appropriate software vendor or IT professional for assistance with this process or issue, which is beyond Blackbaud's scope of support.

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