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Re: help: Moving Netview from one box to another

2000-05-30 14:07:43
Subject: Re: help: Moving Netview from one box to another
From: "Dean Grant" <dgrant AT aholdusa DOT com>
To: nv-l AT lists.tivoli DOT com
Date: Tue, 30 May 2000 14:07:43 -0400
You can do it that way, from smit, or the Tivoli GUI. It all runs the same
command in the end.






"Matt Ashfield" <mda AT unb DOT ca> on 05/30/2000 11:05:46 AM

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Just to make sure I"m doing this correctly, I should execute the:
/usr/OV/sintall/tools/nvp.v5r1 save
command to do this?

Thanks

Matt Ashfield
mda AT unb DOT ca

-----Original Message-----
From: Dean Grant <dgrant AT aholdusa DOT com>
To: IBM NetView Discussion <nv-l AT tkg DOT com>
Date: Thursday, May 25, 2000 11:58 AM
Subject: Re: [NV-L] help: Moving Netview from one box to another


>
>
>One way to go abouit it is to perform a migration backup on box A. The
>instructions for this are in the installation and configuration manual, and
it
>will create a file system named /usr/OV.back.v5r1. Tar this filesystem, and
move
>it to box B.
>
>On box B, untar the filesystem, and make sure it retains the name
>/usr/OV.back.v5r1. Then install NetView. The installation process looks for
this
>file system, and if it exists will use it to configure the new system being
>installed. Your customizations for maps, mibs, traps, symbols, etc. will be
>preserved and duplicated on the new system.
>
>Any customizations for daemons, like trapd log size and ovwdb cache, may
not get
>propagated over so you might want to double check those. User
customizations
>will like the .Xdefaults file will need to get copied seperately.
>
>One thing to watch for. This process will register anything it finds in
>/usr/OV/lrf, so if you have any .lrf files in that directory no longer in
use it
>will pull them in.
>
>I am afraid I have no familiarity with Nways so I cannot help you there.
>
>HTH. I have done this several times and it is pretty painless.
>
>Dean Grant
>Ahold Information Systems
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>"Matt Ashfield" <mda AT unb DOT ca> on 05/25/2000 09:37:55 AM
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>HI all,
>
>I am running AIX 4.3.3 and Netview 5.1.2 and Nways 1.2.3. They all reside
on
>one box, call it box A. We are getting rid of box A, and replacing it with
>box B. I'm wondering what would be my best approach to doing this? Should I
>simply re-install all of my Netview and such on box B or can I simply copy
>this?
>
>Any help/advice would be greatly appreciated.
>
>Thanks
>
>Matt
>mda AT unb DOT ca
>
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