Find the Content Database Name For SharePoint Web Application

In this article you will learn how to find the Content Database Name for a SharePoint Web Application.

In this article I would like to share the procedure to find the Content DB name for a specific web application in SharePoint using Central Admin.

Procedure to find the Content DB name

Use the following procedure to find the Content DB name in SharePoint.

Step 1

Go to your Central Admin in your SharePoint server.

central admin in SharePoint server

Step 2

Then click on the “Application Management” from the left navigation in your Central Admin as shown below:

Application Management in sharepoint

Step 3

On Application Management page select Manage content database from the “Databases” section.

Databases section in sharepoint

Step 4

Then select the web application of which web application content database name you want.

contact database in sharepoint

Finally you will get the Content Database name for the specific web application.}

Summary

In this article we explored how to find the Content Database name for a specific web application in SharePoint.