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Upgrade: Dynamic module database table is created with a different name

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TitleUpgrade: Dynamic module database table is created with a different name
URL NameUpgrade-Dynamic-module-database-table-is-created-with-a-different-name
Article Number000139096
EnvironmentProduct: Sitefinity
Version: 10.x, 11.x, 12.x
OS: All supported OS versions
Database: All supported Microsoft SQL Server versions
Question/Problem Description
After an upgrade, a new database table is created for a dynamic module.
Dynamic module table seems changed after an upgrade. 
For a module, named "PressReleases", singular name "PressRelease", the table name for this module was [pressreleases_pressrelease]. After the upgrade, a new table is created and is being used for this module - "[pressrelease]"
How to continue using the previous table which contains all the data?
Steps to Reproduce
Clarifying Information
The module_name value in sf_meta_data_mapping is #NA.
Error Message
Defect Number
Enhancement Number
Cause
In sf_meta_attribute table, there is a missing "moduleName" attribute for the dynamic module in question.
Resolution
None at this time.
Workaround
Copy the entries from the old table to the new one so that all data is preserved and available:
INSERT INTO <new table>
SELECT * FROM <old table>

Restart the site after that.

IMPORTANT: Perform the queries on a database backup first and test the behavior before applying it on Production!
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Last Modified Date10/28/2020 9:02 AM
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