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Document ID:4624
Subject:Moving Xeams from one machine to another
Creation date:12/14/15 4:35 PM
Last modified on:3/21/17 12:09 PM


Moving Xeams from machine to another


This page talks about moving Xeams from one machine to another.

Steps

  • Use the installer to install Xeams on the new machine
  • Stop Xeams server if it is running on the new machine.
  • Copy the contents of the following folders from old to new. These folders are located off of the installation folder.
    • db
    • GoodEmails
    • logs
    • OutboundMailQueue
    • PossibleSpam
    • ProcessingMessage
    • Reports
    • SearchIndexes
    • SpamEmails
    • UserRepostory
  • Copy the contents of the config folder with the exception to two files:
    • wrapper.conf - This file is specific to operating system and therefore, DO NOT replace it on the newer machine.

    • AppConfig.xml - This file contains IP addresses and other configuration parameters that may be different on the newer machine. There are two ways to merge this file from older to newer installation:

      • Manually - by using a text editor. Open both files (old and new) in a text editor and selectively copy values. Although this method will save you some time, we do NOT recommend using it if you are NOT familiar with XML. Internet Explorer is a very good parser for XML. After changing this file, try opening it in IE. It will scream if the file contains syntax errors.

      • Using Admin Console - Open the Admin Console on both machines and synchronize the settings. After saving values you can compare the two XML files to see what is left.

      Moving Xeams to a different OS?

      DO NOT copy AppConfig.xml if you are moving Xeams to a different operating system. This configuration file contains OS specific entries and therefore, won't work if you simply copy the file. A better approach is to set the parameters from the web interface.
  • Start the server on the new machine

Licensing

Regardless of the edition (Community or Enterprise), you will have to register Xeams again. If you have purchased the Enterprise Edition, you will have to enter the serial number again through the About screen.

User comments

Posted by Jimmy Mac on 4/28/16 7:01 PM

I'd like to know if there is a way to move from Windows Server 2008 (x86) to Ubuntu.


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