This document will provide you the steps to migrate Desktop Central server from one computer to another without losing any data.
For more information about the operating systems which support Desktop Central, read the Supported Operating Systems section.
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Steps for migration vary with respect to the Desktop Central version you are currently using. This document is applicable only for those running build number #80013 or above. Choose the below option to view the steps to migrate the Desktop Central Server:
The Desktop Central agents and the distribution servers, during their next contact, will pick up the details of the new server and start communicating with the new server subsequently. You will need to run the Desktop Central Servers at both the installations till all the agents start reporting to the new server.
How do I know if the migration process is complete?
To ensure that all the agents are migrated to the new server, Check the "Last contact time" column in SoM page. (If you are not seeing this column, choose to view from the Column Chooser). The last contact time must be after the server migration has been enabled.
When Should I stop the Old Server?
Once all the agents starts reporting to the new server, you can stop and uninstall the Desktop Central server at the previous installation.