How to migrate NetVoyant to a new server.

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Article ID: 38096

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CA NetVoyant (NetQoS / NV)

Issue/Introduction

Summary:

Below are the steps to migrate Netvoyant from one server to another.  Make sure to install the same version of Netvoyant on the new server as was on the old server.

 

Instructions:

1. Stop the NetQoS MySql51 service and NetQos Device Manager service on NPC

2. Make backup copy of D:\NETQOS\mysql51\data\netqosportal

3. Start the NetQoS MySql51 service and NetQos Device Manager service on NPC

4. At each NV system run DBToolv3 repair nms2

5. Stop the NetQoS MySql51 service and all Netvoyant Services on each system

6. Make backup copy of the D:\NetQos\MySql51\data\nms2 folder at each system

7. Compress the backup to make transfer to the new system quicker

8. At the NV MC start the NetQoS MySql51 service and run steps 9 & 10 for each system being migrated

9. mysql.exe nms2 -e "update service_managers set smgr_host = 'new system name' where smgr_addr = 'old system name';"

10. mysql.exe nms2 -e "update service_managers set smgr_addr = 'new system address' where smgr_addr = 'old system address';"

11. mysql.exe nms2 -e "mysql>select * from service_managers;"
    Step 11 is to confirm the updates in 9 & 10
   If only Pollers are being migraged then at the MC proceed with step 12, otherwise go to 15

12. From a command box run 'iorgen' 

13. From a command box run 'nvrestart'

14. Start All Netvoyant services on MC

15. For each system copy the backup of nms2 to the new system

16. Make sure the NetQoS MySql51 service and all NV services are stopped.

17. Extract and copy into D:\NetQos\MySql51\data\nms2 

18. Start the NetQoS MySql51 service
     Steps 19 & 20 are for Pollers only, the MC has already been updated.

19. mysql.exe nms2 -e "Update service_managers set smgr_host = 'new system name';

20. mysql.exe nms2 -e "Update service_managers set smgr_addr = 'new system IP Address';

21. mysql.exe nms2 -e "Update properties set property_value = ‘http://new system name/’ where property_name = ‘webServer’;

22. From a command line run 'iorgen' 

23. From a command box run 'nvrestart' 

24. If the MC was migrated proceed to 26, otherwise skip to 30

25. open NPC > Data Source

26. Select NetVoyant > Edit > correct the Host and Display names. 

27. Start all the NetVoyant Services 

28. Open the NV Console

29. At the new Pollers start all the NetVoyant Services

30. Open the NC Console

31. Confirm the MC to Poller connection

32. At the Pollers open the Poll Monitor to confirm polling

33. At NPC run a Full Sync to NV 

 

 

Environment

Release:
Component: NQNVYT