Re: [Networker] Trying to restore from old server

2005-04-21 15:54:13
Subject: Re: [Networker] Trying to restore from old server
From: Darren Dunham <ddunham AT TAOS DOT COM>
Date: Thu, 21 Apr 2005 12:53:32 -0700
> How do I restore from my old server when all my liscences are now on my new
> server.
> We have installed new server new jukebox configured new clients new groups
> nad new pools. All backups are now working. Now I get a request to restore
> from time before new configuration and can not bring up old server because
> of liscense violations. I need to bring up the old server and restore data
> from my old environment. How do I do this????

Is your old server still connected to a jukebox?  What version of

My memory was that you could remove all licensing from Networker and it
could be used for restoration.  However, that's only true for a single

> I first tried to disconnect the old server from the network and start
> networker but it just hangs. (nsrlmc)

Hm...  Don't know why it would do that.  I would think it should give a
message and exit if it detected an invalid license or a license

Maybe something's timing out on DNS because it's not on the network?

Darren Dunham                                           ddunham AT taos DOT com
Senior Technical Consultant         TAOS  
Got some Dr Pepper?                           San Francisco, CA bay area
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