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Moving the ScanMail for Exchange (SMEX) database to a different shared drive in Veritas Cluster

    • Updated:
    • 2 Jun 2014
    • Product/Version:
    • ScanMail for Exchange 10.0
    • ScanMail for Exchange 11.0
    • Platform:
    • Windows 2003 Enterprise Server
    • Windows 2008 Enterprise Server Edition 64-bit
Summary

Use this procedure to move the \SMEX folder and database to a different shared drive in Veritas Cluster without uninstalling and reinstalling SMEX.

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  1. Load the Veritas Cluster Explorer and then bring the three SMEX Services under Generic Service offline.
  2. Open a command prompt and then go to the \smex directory.
  3. Type "toolVeritasDBManager.exe /?" and then press Enter to see the list of arguments.
  4. Request the tool with the correct arguments.
    A successful message looks like below:
    toolVeritasDBManager.exe executed successfully! Elapsed time: xx seconds.
  5. Load the Veritas Cluster Explorer and then browse to RegRep > EVS_GRP-ScanMail_RegRep.
  6. Select EVS_GRP-ScanMail_RegRep > Properties.
  7. Under Type Specific Attributes, go to MountResName > Edit.
  8. Change the value of MountResName to the correct one.
  9. Click File > Save Configurations.
  10. Verify the new shared drive to make sure that the \SMEX folder and contents are created.
  11. In the Veritas Cluster Explorer, select EVS Group > Resource.
  12. Look for EVS_GRP-ScanMail_RegRep and select the dependency link, right click it and click Unlink.
  13. Select EVS_GRP-ScanMail_RegRep again, right click > Link and then select the new and correct shared drive.
  14. Bring the three SMEX Services under Generic Service online.
  15. Log on to the SMEX console and make sure that there is no error inside.
    For example: To request the "toolVeritasDBManager.exe" file to copy the database from I:\SMEX to J:\SMEX in the EVS named "WILXMAIL1", the correct usage is:
    C:\Program Files\Trend Micro\Smex>toolVeritasDBManager.exe -M:3 -S:I:\SMEX -D:J:\SMEX -V:WILXMAIL1
    Get default database host: WILXMAIL1
    toolVeritasDBManager.exe executed successfully! Elapsed time: 2.172 seconds.
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Solution Id:
1055895
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