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OpenView database copying (method)

Object_Id               : 245
Title                   : OpenView database copying (method)
Node_Type               : Production
Format                  : text
Address                 : see abstract!
Keywords                : ovwdb
Abstract                : (Assuming both versions are the same.
                          I don't know if 3.31->5.01 would work).
                          (Moving from server1 (HP-UX B.10.20) to cooloola (SunOS 5.5) )
                          (The actual procedure I used copied /var/opt/OV/share and then I 
                          created a merged /var/opt/OV/share.{cooloola,server1} from server1's
                          databses subdirectory and rest from cooloola. Below is what I should
                          have done the first time!)
                          server1# ovstop
                          cooloola# ovstop
                          server1# find /var/opt/OV/share/databases -print | cpio -ovcdm > 
                          cooloola# cd /var/opt/OV/share
                          cooloola# mv databases databases.cooloola
                          cooloola# cpio -ivcdum < /scratch1/tmp/380/server1.cpio
                          cooloola# vi /var/opt/OV/share/databases/ovwdb/ovserver
                          	change "server1" to "cooloola"
                          	cross fingers, shake bones, close eyes, pray, etc
                          cooloola# ovstart
                          and for good measure :-
                          server1# ovstart
                          In the future when everything is determined to be running correctly
                          cooloola# rm -rf /var/opt/OV/share/databases.cooloola
                          cooloola# rm -f /scratch1/tmp/380/server1.cpio
Date_Entry_Created      : 22/01/98
Entry_Created_By        : horton
Date_Entry_Last_Modified: 22/01/98
Entry_Last_Modified_By  :  mailto:horton@@citr.com.au
Asset_Qualification     : useful / does the job
Other_Opinions          : 
Contact_Person          :  mailto:horton@@citr.com.au
IP_or_Copyright_Owner   : CiTR
Support_re_Ownership    : Done as support work for NEC project.
Date_Item_Created       : 22/01/98
Usage_Conditions        : 
Support_re_Usage_Condns : 
Authors_and_Contributors: David Horton
Projects_Used_In        : NC380.6
Obtained_From           : 
Derived_From            : 
Related_Items           : 
Context_or_When_To_Use  : Ensure backup steps are done. Existing databases on target are
Procedure_Number        : NC380.6-3.1.1302
Authorisation_for_Use   : 
Additional_Info         : 

Class: ProcessOrProcedure


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