Moving OfficeScan 10.5 from one Server to another

Posted on 2011-10-29
Last Modified: 2013-11-22
We are currently in the process of decommissioning an old server (Windows Server 2003) that is running our OfficeScan 10.5.  I have built the new Server (Windows Server 2008 R2) and I have installed Officescan 10.5, and I have patched it up to the same level as the older server.  What I can't figure out now, is how do I migrate all of my settings from the current 10.5 server to the new server?
Question by:malarkie
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    I found this.  It says up to version 10 Sp1 so not sure if 10.5 is the same or not.

    OfficeScan server migration tool

    In the Console there is an Export and Import command located at Networked Computers / Client Management, along the top row is the Settings Item, at the bottom of that menu.

    you will need to move the clients to connect to the new server (IP/Name and listening port) also. You can do it inside of the Console or there is also the ipXfer.exe tool that you can run (I use it in a logon script).  In the console / Clients tab there is the info on the tool

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    I tried the migration tool however the Export button is greeted out and I am not sure just how to export with that utility.
    So are you saying that you export with the console and import with the tool?
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    I haven't moved office scan, I just reinstall since most of the places I have it setup at are 100 PCs or less and they all have the same settings - 1 client computer grouping.

    I think those are 2 options.  Try the server migration tool.  Or use the Export/Import feature inside of the Console.

    Author Comment

    Ok, so essentially to get this to work from 10.5 to 10.5 you CANNOT use the migration tool.  I reinstalled Office 10.5 and had to go from setting to setting to set up our new server as the old one was.  I was able to import the group scan settings, however long story short there is no migration utility to go from one 10.5 server to another.

    Author Closing Comment

    Per my final comment, this is resolved.

    Expert Comment

    That's not true.

    Try to import same way you export the configuration settings - this will work.

    Kind regards

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