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Move EventLog Analyzer Installation to Another Server


This procedure is applicable for EventLog Analyzer version 8.0 (Build 8010) onwards

This procedure is applicable for EventLog Analyzer version 8.0 (Build 8000) or earlier

How to find build number?

In the EventLog Analyzer web client, and click Help > About link in the top pane. You will find the build number mentioned below the build version. This is the build number of the currently installed EventLog Analyzer.

 

To move the EventLog Analyzer Indexes to another server for both PostgreSQL, MySQL and MS SQL databases

  • Copy the indexes (<EventLog Analyzer Home>\server\default\indexes) folder from old machine to new server machine.

After installing in the new server,use the menu option

  • Settings tab>Archives option>Settings>s>File Archive settings page> Index Location

Modify the index log location to the new location and save

Note:
  • Check whether the build you are running is the latest build. You can get this info from the 'About' link in the top right corner in the UI. If you are not running the latest build, please migrate from your existing build to latest build and then follow the below steps to move to another server box.
  • If you are migrating from 32 bit server to 64 bit server, please contact support.

 

 

Procedure to move EventLog Analyzer installation to another server for PostgreSQL database

Follow the steps given below to retain the same configuration, data on the new server.

Steps to move EventLog Analyzer to a different server:

  1. Stop the EventLog Analyzer server/service.

  2. Check the task manager for the processes 'java.exe', 'postgres.exe' and 'SysEvtCol.exe', kill the process if any of these process is running.

  3. Copy the following complete folders (including the files and sub-folders) to another drive or to a mapped network drive as a precautionery measure. This will help us to restore to the settings and data in-case of any issue with the new machine.

    1. The folder, 'pgsql' located under <EventLog Analyzer Home>\ directory

    2. The folder, 'Archive' located uncer <EventLog Analyzer Home>\server\default directory

    3. The folder, 'Indexes' located uncer <EventLog Analyzer Home>\server\default directory

if MySQL password is set in the old server

    1. startDB.bat and configureODBC.vbs located under <EventLog Analyzer Home>\bin directory.

    2. myodbc3.dll and myodbc3s.dll located under <EventLog Analyzer Home>\lib directory.

    3. database_params.conf file located under <EventLog Analyzer Home>\conf directory.

Ensure that the EventLog Analyzer installation in the previous is migrated to the latest vesion, before carrying out the change of server operation. EventLog Analyzer versions should be same in both servers for seamless change over operation.

  1. Download and install the latest build of EventLog Analyzer from the following link:

    http://manageengine.com/products/eventlog/download.html

  2. Once you install the application in the new machine, kindly make sure that you do not start the application or shutdown the EventLog Analyzer if started.

  3. Rename the folder <EventLog Analyzer Home>\pgsql\data as 'data_ori'.

  4. Copy the pgsql folder (which is located under <EventLog Analyzer Home>\) from the old machine to the new system in the same location.

  5. Copy the Archive folder (which is located under <EventLog Analyzer Home>\server\default) from the old machine to the new system in the same location.

  6. Copy the Indexes folder (which is located under <EventLog Analyzer Home>\server\default) from the old machine to the new system in the same location.

Ensure that the EventLog Analyzer is not running on both the system while performing this operation.

  1. Restart the EventLog Analyzer on the new machine and check whether the data and the configurations are intact.

Procedure to move EventLog Analyzer Server installation to another server for MSSQL database

  1. Stop EventLog Analyzer server/service.

  2. Download and install the latest build of EventLog Analyzer in the new server using the following link:
    http://manageengine.com/products/eventlog/download.html

  3. Move the archive and index data from old server to new server.

    <EventLog Analyzer Home>\server\default\indexes (default)
    <EventLog Analyzer Home>\archive (default)

    Check the exact location of archive and indexes at Settings > Archived Files > Archive Settings

  4. Once you install the application in the new machine, kindly make sure that you do not start the application or shutdown the EventLog Analyzer if started.

  5. Please configure the MSSQL server credentials of the earlier EventLog Analyzer server installation as explained in the Configuring MSSQL Database topic.

  6. Start the EventLog Analyzer server/service on the new machine and check whether the data and the configurations are intact.

Procedure to move Eventlog Analyzer installation to another server for MySQL database

This procedure is applicable for EventLog Analyzer version 8.0 (Build 8000) or earlier

Follow the steps given below to retain the same configuration, data on the new server.

Steps to move Eventlog Analyzer to a different server:

  1. Stop the Eventlog Analyzer server/service.

  2. Check the task manager for the processes 'java.exe', 'mysqld-nt.exe' and 'SysEvtCol.exe', kill the process if any of these process is running.

  3. Copy the following complete folders (including the files and sub-folders) to another drive or to a mapped network drive as a precautionery measure. This will help us to restore to the settings and data in-case of any issue with the new machine.

    1. The folder, 'MySQL' located under <Eventlog Analyzer Home>\ directory

    2. The folder, 'Archive' located uncer <Eventlog Analyzer Home>\ directory

    3. The folder, 'Indexes' located uncer <Eventlog Analyzer Home>\server\default directory

if MySQL password is set in the old server

    1. startDB.bat and configureODBC.vbs located under <Eventlog Analyzer Home>\bin directory.

    2. myodbc3.dll and myodbc3s.dll located under <Eventlog Analyzer Home>\lib directory.

    3. mysql-ds.xml located under <Eventlog Analyzer Home>\server\default\deploy directory.

Ensure that the Eventlog Analyzer installation in the previous is migrated to the latest vesion, before carrying out the change of server operation. Eventlog Analyzer versions should be same in both servers for seamless change over operation.

  1. Download and install the latest build of Eventlog Analyzer from the following link:

    http://manageengine.com/products/eventlog/download.html

  2. Once you install the application in the new machine, kindly make sure that you do not start the application or shutdown the Eventlog Analyzer if started.

  3. Rename the folder <Eventlog Analyzer Home>\MySQL as 'MySQLori'.

  4. Copy the MySQL folder (which is located under <Eventlog Analyzer Home>\) from the old machine to the new system in the same location.

  5. Copy the Archive folder (which is located under <Eventlog Analyzer Home>\) from the old machine to the new system in the same location.

Ensure that the Eventlog Analyzer is not running on both the system while performing this operation.

  1. Restart the Eventlog Analyzer on the new machine and check whether the data and the configurations are intact.

 

 

 
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