Server Migration

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Application Server Migration

  • Stop and disable existing aquilaserver service to prevent further user access.
  • Install aquilaserver on new server. For further details please see Aquila Server Installation
  • Uninstall aquilaserver from the old server.
  • Update each client with the new server URL (via the F2 option on login screen)


Database Migration

  • Install SQL server on new server (if not already) but do not create database. Create a new login for AquilaServer (unless using integrated authentication. For more info please see Creating a SQL Server Login).
  • Stop and disable existing aquilaserver service to prevent further user access.
  • Backup database on old server
  • Transfer & restore database to new server
  • Edit the aquilaserver.ini file on the application server to reflect the new database location
  • Restart the AquilaServer service. Not client re-configuration is necessary.


Database and Server Migration

  • Install SQL server on new server (if not already) but do not create database. Create a new login for AquilaServer (unless using integrated authentication. For more info please see Creating a SQL Server Login).
  • Stop and disable existing aquilaserver service to prevent further user access.
  • Backup database on old server
  • Transfer & restore database to new server
  • Install aquilaserver on new server. For further details please see Aquila Server Installation
  • Configure aquilaserver with the database connection. For further details please see Aquila Server Installation
  • Update each client with the new server URL (via the F2 option on login screen)