09-18-2013 09:43 AM
My production HP-UX server is being replaced with new HP-UX hardware. I want the new hardware to continue to be a DP client, using the same name and IP address as the old. How (and when) do I do this so the name remains the same and I can restore from the previous backups. I assume I have to push the client software out to the new box, but when do I do that? After I have switched the name/IP?
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09-18-2013 10:37 AM
Is the new machine a actual client, or is it the Cell Manager?
If it is just the client, after it is installed and up and running, in the Client context of the GUI, right-click on the hostname and pick Add Components, and add in any components you had previously installed. if this server was doing any Application backups, you will have to redo the Integration
If it is the Cell Manager, I would advise that you make a backup of the IDB ( which includes the Configuration files) onto Tape, and run the commands
omnidownload -list_devices -detail > /tmp/devs.txt
omnidownload -list_libraries -detail > /tmp/libs.txt
to save your Device configuration files.
Get your new machine up and running, install Data Protector from the Installation media, and get it patched to current version.
Create a new logical library with a single drive.
Scan the slot containing the IDB backup, then, Import that Media into your cell
Go to Restore, find the session of the IDB backup you want to Restore from, and restore it to a temporary directory
Stop DP, rename
and replace it with the Restored version. This contains all your Configuration file (datalists, schedules, Users, cell information, licenses)
and replace it with the Restored version. This is your Internal Database, which contains all of your session information, your Device Configurations, and Media Information. Restart Data Protector
As long as the IP address and hostname of the client or cell manager are going to be the same, there should be nothing else for you to do
09-18-2013 10:45 AM
Just a client, thank goodness, so all I need to do is just your second paragraph? And all the rest of your message was only for Cell Manager?