How to share the Primary and Secondary OpManager folders with each other for failover configuration ?

Steps to share Primary and Secondary OpManager folders with each other (OpManager standard & professional editions):

  • Go to the <OpManagerHome> directory in the primary/secondary server.
  • Right click on the OpManager folder and do to Properties -> Sharing -> Advanced sharing.
  • Make sure the 'Share this folder' option is checked and the 'Share name' is OpManager.
  • Click on Permissions -> Add -> Object Types and select Computers and Users.
  • Select the server name and User. If you are sharing the primary folder to secondary folder, the Server Name should be the secondary server's name or vice-versa.
  • Under 'Permissions for Everyone', allow Full Control and click on OK.
  • Click on Apply and OK.

Steps to share Primary and Secondary Central OpManager folders with each other (OpManager enterprise edition):

  • Go to the <OpManagerCentralHome> directory in the primary/secondary server.
  • Right click on the OpManager folder and do to Properties -> Sharing -> Advanced sharing.
  • Make sure the 'Share this folder' option is checked and the 'Share name' is OpManagerCentral.
  • Click on Permissions -> Add -> Object Types and select Computers and Users.
  • Select the server name and User. If you are sharing the primary folder to secondary folder, the Server Name should be the secondary server's name or vice-versa.
  • Under 'Permissions for Everyone', allow Full Control and click on OK.
  • Click on Apply and OK.

Steps to share Primary and Secondary OpManager Probe folders with each other (OpManager enterprise edition):

  • Go to the <OpManagerProbeHome> directory in the primary/secondary server.
  • Right click on the OpManager folder and do to Properties -> Sharing -> Advanced sharing.
  • Make sure the 'Share this folder' option is checked and the 'Share name' is OpManagerProbe.
  • Click on Permissions -> Add -> Object Types and select Computers and Users.
  • Select the server name and User. If you are sharing the primary folder to secondary folder, the Server Name should be the secondary server's name or vice-versa.
  • Under 'Permissions for Everyone', allow Full Control and click on OK.
  • Click on Apply and OK.

 

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