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Changing the name of the server is not an option. How much do that change the procedure? "Bo Berglund" <bo.berglund at telia.com> wrote in message news:0dqdi45e65q4t9s9d787qn3aithcc123j6 at 4ax.com... > On Fri, 21 Nov 2008 10:05:01 -0600, "Bryan" <broberts at atlas-mts.com> > wrote: > >>Does anyone have a process to migrate the CVSNT application from one dying >>MS 2003 server to another 2003 server. >> >>Much appreciated. >> > > How about: > - Arrange the disks the same way on the new server as on the old one > - Install CVSNT on the new server, then stop the CVSNT service. > - Install other software that you know you use with CVSNT (like > CVSMailer for example) to the same locations as on the old server. > - Stop the CVSNT service on the dying server > - Copy the repositories from old to new server over the network to the > same locations on the new as on the old server > - Export the registry settings for CVSNT on the old PC to a reg file > - Import the registry settings on the new server via the reg file > - Now disconnect the old server from the network > - Then rename the new server to the same name as the old one (restart > needed) > - Make sure CVSNT service is started > > - Make tests from clients that they have a connection like they used > to. > > Done. > > What this does is replicating the repository into the same structure > as on the old one, which makes the CVSNT settings work also on the new > server when you import them via the reg file. This way the new server > will use the same conbfiguration as the old server. > > And by installing support software like CVSMailer to the same location > on the new server as on the old you make sure that the scripts in > CVSROOT will still run as before. > > Finally by renaming the server to the old name the clients will not > notice any difference, their sandboxes will continue to work. > > Note that you need to shut down the old CVSNT service (and never bring > it up again) before copying the repository files so that there will > not be an intermediate commit or other action in the repository while > you migrate. > > -- > > /Bo > (Bo Berglund, developer in Sweden)