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Is it possible to reinstall Univiewer Management Server(UVMS) without renaming its original hostname on a different server ?

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Article ID: 189586

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Products

CA Automic Dollar Universe

Issue/Introduction


Customer needs to upgrade their server with a different hostname. Is it possible to reinstall Univiewer Management Server(UVMS) without renaming its original hostname on a different server ?

Cause

N/A

Environment

Release : 6.9

Component : DOLLAR UNIVERSE, UVMS

Resolution

For both options below, you will need to have a backup of your UVMS.

unibackup
https://docs.automic.com/documentation/webhelp/english/ALL/components/DU_AS/6.9/%20%20Dollar%20Universe%20Guides/help.htm#UV_adm/unibackup.htm



Option 1: If you need to use Alias and provided that the original hostname is still reachable from any Dollar Universe node, UVC machines or preferably on your network.
  -You can use the unirestore command to restore UVMS data 
   https://docs.automic.com/documentation/webhelp/english/ALL/components/DU_AS/latest/%20%20Dollar%20Universe%20Guides/help.htm#UV_adm/unirestore.htm

  -Then, use unisynch_nodes_from_uvms command to synchronize

   https://docs.automic.com/documentation/webhelp/english/ALL/components/DU_AS/latest/%20%20Dollar%20Universe%20Guides/help.htm#UV_adm/unisynch_nodes_from_uvms.htm



Option 2: Without using an Alias, which mean just use the new hostname.
 -You can use unirestore_on_other_host command

https://docs.automic.com/documentation/webhelp/english/ALL/components/DU_AS/6.9/%20%20Dollar%20Universe%20Guides/help.htm#UV_adm/unirestore_on_other_host.htm



We strongly suggest that you do some test on non-production before implementing it on your production environment.