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Demo to moving storeonce host to new server

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Hello friends,
Today I want to demonstrate the solution to move HPE Data Protector Storeonce software from old host to new host
After that, I will make new video to restore/migrate IDB by that new SOS device on new CM host.

Scenario:
The old SOS has HW/ full space… issue, and we need to move SOS which contains all critial backup to new host server
SOS = VTL

Here in my LAB, Cell manager is also the SOS host, running on windows 2008 standard.

Detail LAB
CM-old SOS host:
IP: 192.168.100.113
hostname: dpserverpr
-> Ok old CM has good IDB and above info
Let check SOS
This is fresh OS that not yet configure any device and backup.
Let us do
Ok done, I did created 1 SOS store naming: IDBSOS, root SOS is C:\SOS

New CM-new SOS host:
IP: 192.168.100.114
hostname: dpserverdr
-> this will be new CM and SOS that be migrated to.

Steps to reproduce the case:

1. I will run some test backup: File system + latest IDB backup, so that I can use latest IDB to restore to new hosts later.

Ok we did test file backup + IDB backup to SOS
SOS now increased as below size:
C:\Users\Administrator>storeoncesoftware –list

Store Name: IDBSOS
Store Id: 1
Store Description: n/a
Store Status: started
Store Autostartable: ON
Store Readonly: OFF
User Data Stored: 72 MB
Store Data Size: 13 MB
Deduplication Ratio: 5.6 : 1
Listing of the stores succeeded.

SOS info:
Store Root: C:\SOS
Existing Stores: 1
Available Stores: 31
Disk Capacity: 50 GB
Disk Space Free: 30 GB
Read only: OFF

2. Now we assume old CM dpserverpr has full space or HW issue, we need proactively to migrate to new server (CM/SOS features)
So let us start

– omnidownload -library Library_name -file LocationFile.txt
-> this is to save current SOS device configuration. This will be copied to new HOST/CM

– stop storeoncesoftware service by:
sc stop storeoncesoftware
sorry: command should be
net stop storeoncesoftware
– now copy root store and LocationFile.txt to new CM/HOST (dpserverdr)
Also copy system.db, located at:
C:\ProgramData\OmniBack\Config\client\StoreOnceSoftware

Let copy to new CM/SOS

– Go to new CM, and ensure CM installed fresh and with SOS component.
– Configure new SOS store with copied root (from old SOS host)
First stop SOS service:
net stop storeoncesoftware
storeoncesoftware –configure_store_root –path=C:\SOS –force
net start storeoncesoftware
– now let configure SOS device on new SOS and omniupload to update configuration to new SOS
**Note to update LocationFile.txt to point to new CM/SOS address***
In my case:
DIRECTORY
“\\dpserverdr\IDBSOS”

-now let upload device file to new SOS:
omniupload -modify_library sosdev -file C:\IDB\sosdev.txt

If no replace, then you can create new SOS dev by omniupload -create_library LocationFile.txt

– check result
Good result on new CM/SOS now

Good luck all!

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