Migrating Access It! Lite.NET To A New Server


Overview

This document outlines the steps needed to migrate an existing Access It!® Lite.NET system to a new server machine.

Pre-Migration

In order to ensure a smooth transition, the following should be adhered.
The following steps are completed on the current server machine.

  1. If open, close Access It! Lite.NET
  2. Right click My Computer
  3. Select Manage
  4. Expand Services and Applications
  5. Select Services
  6. Right click on the Access It! Lite.NET service
  7. If running, stop the services by clicking Stop
  8. Right click on the Access It! Lite.NET service
  9. Select Properties
  10. Change the startup type to Disabled
  11. Click Apply
  12. Select the Log On tab
  13. Make note of how the Log on as: is configured
    If configured to use ‘This account:’ the exact Username and Password will be needed in the Post Installation.
    This account:                                                                              
    Password:                                                                                   
  14. Click OK

Migration

Original Server

  1. Open the Backup Utility (Start | Programs | Access It! Lite.NET | Utilities)
  2. Click Backup Databases
  3. Select destination folder for Backup Files
  4. Click OK
  5. When prompted “Existing files in destination folder will be deleted, is this OK?”, click Yes
  6. When prompted “Do you want to restart the Access It! Lite.NET service?”, click No
  7. When the status windows reports “Backup Complete.”, close the Backup Utility
  8. Transfer the newly created backup files to the new server machine
  9. Remove the dongle from the old server if applicable and DO NOT place it on the new server

New Server

  1. Install Access It! Lite.NET as a Full Installation
  2. Right click My Computer
  3. Select Manage
  4. Expand Services and Applications
  5. Select Services
  6. Right click on the Access It! Lite.NET service
  7. Select Properties
  8. Configure the Access It! Lite.NET service to match the old Access It! Lite.NET service
    From Pre- Installation – Step 13.
  9. Insert the dongle that was removed from the original server if applicable
    If new server is a virtual machine, follow Soft Dongle Installation document.
  10. Open the Backup Utility (Start | Programs | Access It! Lite.NET | Utilities)
  11. Click Restore Databases
  12. Select source folder for Restore Files
  13. Click OK
  14. When prompted “Do you want to restart the Access It! Lite.NET service?”, click Yes
  15. When the status windows reports “Restore complete.”, close the Backup Utility
  16. Launch Access It! Lite.NET

  • 187
  • 14-Mar-2018
  • 4575 Views