Moving Vault when you have Shadow Folders

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PostPosted: Mon Nov 03, 2008 8:31 am
Prior to Vault 6
If you have shadow folders configured, the location of the shadow service will change when you move your Vault installation. If the first Vault machine is turned off, when you access the shadow folder configuration area, it will request a new URL. If the first Vault machine is still active, it will try to connect to that machine instead of the one you are moving to. You can remedy this by running the following in SQL Query Analyzer.
Code: Select all
use sgvault
GO
DELETE from dbo.tblplugins


In Vault 6 and higher, you can change the plugins in the Vault admin webpage under the Vault plugins link.

In addition, the folder settings for shadow folders is saved in the web.config under the shadowfolderservice folder in the Vault website. Find the section <workingfolderassignments> in the web.config. You can then copy those assignments to your new web.config on the other machine.
Beth Kieler
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