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Knowledge Base - How to Migrate to New Server

When necessary, Server Manager can be moved to a another server.

To move your installation of Server Manager to another server:

  1. Install the latest version of the software on the current server and backup the configuration.
    1. From the server the Server Manager Service is installed, ensure the latest version of Server Manager is running. From the local Console, select Help > Check for Update.
    2. Once you have verified the latest version is running, backup the current configuration. From the local Console, select Tools > Backup Configuration. The Browse for Folder dialog displays.
    3. Select the diretory to backup the current configuration files too.
      Choose a directory you can access from your new server.
    4. Click OK.
  2. Un-register the license.
    1. Select Edit > Server Manager Properties. The Server Manager Properties view displays.
    2. Select the Licensing tab then, depending on the version you have installed, click either Un-Register or Return License.
  3. Install, register and import the backed up configuration files on the new server.
    1. From the new server, download and install the latest version from www.CornerBowlSoftware.com/Download.
    2. Select Edit > Server Manager Properties. The Server Manager Properties view displays.
    3. Select the Licensing tab then click Register License. The Register License Key dialog displays.
    4. Specify the email address used when purchasing and the license key you received via email.
    5. Click Submit.
    6. If you were previously using local databases to store history and/or log entries, use your database tools to restore the databases to the new server.
    7. Select Tools > Restore Configuration. When prompted to confirm to overwrite the current configurations, click Yes. The Browse for Folder dialog displays.
    8. Select the folder that contains the configuration files you previously backed up.
    9. Click OK.
    10. If you were previously using local databases to store history and/or log entries, select Edit > Server Manager Properties . The Server Manager Properties view displays. Select the Databases tab. From the Databases drop-down, select each database then click Test Connection. If the test fails, update the settings and try again.