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Migrating Traveler
   

We've all come across it.nbsp; There comes a time in an admins life when you have to move a server instance from one piece of hardware to another piece of hardware.nbsp; Usually it's an EOL situation, hardware upgrade or even for DR testing purposes.nbsp; Moving Domino is usually an extremely easy task.nbsp; Shut down Domino on the old server, install the application on the new server to match your old server, copy/paste, rename servers, reboot, smoke cigar.nbsp; But when another Domino based add-on into gets in the mix, things could get a little tricky.nbsp; Or at least, a heightened paranoid level.nbsp; But as I found today, moving Traveler to a new server because the old one was EOL, was really pretty straight forward and simple.nbsp; And didn't require the users to have to do anything.nbsp; Here's my steps:nbsp; (Mind you, YOUR mileage may vary so test or have a good backup on hand, just in case.)br /1.nbsp; Shut down old Domino server, not the hardware.br /2.nbsp; Copy/paste all Domino .nsf's from old server to new server.br /3.nbsp; Copy over the servers .id and .ini br /4.nbsp; Don't forget the .kyr and .sth files too!br /5.nbsp; On the old server, access the folder LotusDominoDatatravelerbr /6.nbsp; Copy all of the folders that exist there.br /7.nbsp; Paste the folders to the new server under the same folder structure.br /8.nbsp; Finish renaming and readdressing the servers as needed.br /9.nbsp; Don't forget to disable the Domino service on the old server before you reboot!br /10.nbsp; Reboot servers and launch Domino on the new server.br /That's it.br /Once the server came back online, I did a sync with my iPod touch and whamo-o!nbsp; Instant sync.br /Earlier in the week, I had opened a ticket with Lotus support, and they had informed me that move to a new server was not a problem, but the users may have to resync all their data and that could take a while.nbsp; That's when I got to thinking and found that all of the current sync data exists in the above folder structure.nbsp; Copying those folders to the new server made the first sync to the server appear like it hadn't missed a beat.nbsp; I love it when Lotus makes things nice and simple.nbsp; Time for that cigar.div class="blogger-post-footer"img width='1' height='1' src='https://blogger.googleusercontent.com/tracker/5685203-6330562409650138340?l=blog.macian.net' alt='' //div

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