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Migrating ScanMail for IBM Domino (SMID) for Windows settings from one server to another

    • Updated:
    • 10 Oct 2013
    • Product/Version:
    • ScanMail for IBM Domino 5.6 Windows
    • ScanMail for Lotus Domino 5.0 Windows
    • ScanMail for Lotus Domino 5.5 Windows
    • Platform:
    • Windows 2003 Enterprise
    • Windows 2003 Standard
    • Windows 2008 Enterprise
    • Windows 2008 Standard
Summary
Learn how to transfer the settings of SMID for Windows from one server to another.
For example, you can use this when your company wants to migrate the SMID server from Windows Server 2003 to Windows Server 2008.
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To migrate SMID settings:
  1. Make sure that the Domino server, Domino admin, and SMID admin account have manager access to the databases and all roles are checked. You can edit the Access Control List (ACL) if necessary.
  2. Go to the <DominoData>\SMID directory and back up the smconf.nsf file, which holds all the configuration settings. Do this for both the old and current server.
    Note: To retain SMID's logs and quarantined emails, you may also back up smvlog.nsf and smquar.nsf.
  3. Manually uninstall SMID or use the uninstall.exe tool to remove it.
  4. Install or migrate Domino on the new server by following the procedure in this IBM article: Steps to reinstall a Domino server or to move a Domino server from one machine to another.
  5. Install SMID for Windows and the appropriate service packs or patches.
  6. Save a copy of the backup databases on the machine where you manage the Domino server. You may place them on the Desktop or any temporary directory.
  7. Open the databases and edit the ACL accordingly. Make sure that the Domino server, Domino admin, and SMID admin account have manager access to the databases and all roles are checked.
  8. Shut down Domino.
  9. Back up the SMID databases of the newly installed server. The databases are in <DominoData>\SMD directory.
  10. Copy the smconf.nsf, smquar.nsf, and smvlog.nsf from the old server to the new server's <DominoData>\smd directory to overwrite the existing ones.
  11. Start Domino and sign the migrated databases with the new server's Server ID.
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Deploy; Install; Uninstall; Migrate
Solution Id:
1060139
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