"We are purchasing a new server. What
steps need to be taken to transfer SAMS from the old server to the new
There are two steps to the process. First,
Advantage would need to be loaded on the new server. You
will need your validation code to do this. After
that, it is just a matter of copying all the files from your dapps\memb
folder to the new machine. Please
be sure that the configuration settings are high enough (maximum
number of connections) for the amount of users.
Be sure to check in the ads.ini file in the dapps/memb folder to make
sure the network path is named the same as the old server. If
not, you will need to modify the path listings in this file so that workstations
will be able to access SAMS. Also
if you have the Lan_IP and the Lan_ Port specified in the ads.ini file,
you will need to update the IP Address and port number for the new location.
NOTE that if you install your original Advantage
Server 6 version from CD or file, you will need to download and run the
Advantage 7.1 upgrade file (if purchased) from the SAMS Update menu (from
your old server prior to replacing). This
update will prompt you to enter your organization's Serial number and
Validation code you received from the purchase of your Advantage 7.x upgrade.
do not have these codes, please contact SEMARCA at 512-343-1049 or email@example.com.
NOTE to clients using the Semarca Web Applications:
be sure the application is pointing to the correct IP address and that
your configuration is set to Port 2000:
On the server, go
to the Extended Systems\Advantage folder and run ads_cfg.exe.
Click on the Configuration
Utility and then click on the Communications tab.
Change the IP port
Click on Apply.
Support with the new server IP address to update in the web application(s)