Change Primary VIP Access Manager Gateway


Article ID: 169601


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VIP Access Manager


The primary VIP Access Manager gateway server has become corrupt or unrecoverable (i.e. from a backup or VM snapshot).


It is possible to set a secondary gateway as the primary. To designate a secondary gateway as the new primary, log on to the system as the root user either via SSH or console.

Run the following script:

# sam-promote

Once the new primary gateway has been set, any additional gateways must be updated to point to the new primary. This is done by running the sam-switch script on the additional gateways and providing the IP for the new primary gateway.

Note: Once a new primary gateway has been configured it is not possible to revert this change.