VAIM Server OS Migration to Windows Server 2012
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VAIM Server OS Migration to Windows Server 2012


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CA Server Automation CA Virtual Assurance for IM


  • We have been tasked to migrate our VAIM Servers from Windows 2008 to Windows 2012.
  • We would like assistance in determining the correct path to take to migrate the VAIM Domain Server.


Release: SEAUBC99000-12.9-Server Automation-Base Configuration


  • Backup aom2 and dpm databases from VAIM SQL Server and then remove these databases from SQL Server.
  • Backup the C:\ProgramData\CA\SM folder.
  • Install VAIM on new SQL2012 Server using SAME Hostname (mandatory) and IP Address (recommended).
  • VAIM will create empty aom2 and dpm databases on SQL Server during installation.
  • After installation stop all VAIM Services and restore both aom2 and dpm databases to SQL.
  • Restore┬áBackup C:\ProgramData\CA\SM folder.
  • Start VAIM Services.