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Best Way to Port EMC Config to New Server

  • 1.  Best Way to Port EMC Config to New Server

    Posted 01-09-2018 13:50
    I'm building a new, virtual EMC server to replace my old physical one. I've got the machine up and running in VMWare with a trial license, but I haven't figured out how to get the configuration from the old server to the new.

    I'm hoping I can do some sort of import/export, but it doesn't seem to be that easy. The old server is Windows running EMC v 7.0.4.29. The new server is Ubuntu running EMC v 8.0.4.54.


  • 2.  RE: Best Way to Port EMC Config to New Server

    Posted 01-09-2018 14:23
    Hi Terren,

    In the link below, please find the instructions for migrating from a version 7.x installation of XMC to a version 8.x version. If you have any questions, please let me know!

    http://emc.extremenetworks.com/content/common/install/server_migration_8.htm

    Thanks,

    John


  • 3.  RE: Best Way to Port EMC Config to New Server

    Posted 01-09-2018 17:22
    Thanks. It wiped my user groups, but I got that sorted with this article:

    https://gtacknowledge.extremenetworks.com/articles/Solution/Unable-to-login-to-Netsight-Console-usin...

    The only problem I have now is that it did not import my Policy. I think I can fumble my way through that, though. I'll let you know.

    Edit: Yup. Got it. No problem on that front.


  • 4.  RE: Best Way to Port EMC Config to New Server

    Posted 01-09-2018 20:41
    Another gotcha that usually happens, is the directory structure under Inventory Manager options, need to reset those to Linux defaults.

    Also this has happened to me before too: https://gtacknowledge.extremenetworks.com/articles/Solution/Syslog-was-not-showing-up-after-upgrade-...