EVault - How to change the EVault Channel IP address(es) with EVault Remote Disaster Recovery Installed on the Pair

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Summary

This Knowledge Base article provides information about how to change the EVault Channel IP address(es) with EVault Remote Disaster Recovery installed on a server pair.


More Information

There may be occasions where it is necessary to change the EVault Channel IP address(es) on a EVault Remote Disaster Recovery server pair.  EVault Remote Disaster Recovery can accommodate the requirement with some minor configuration changes.

Procedure

To change the EVault Channel IP address on a EVault Remote Disaster Recovery server pair, follow the steps below:

The following assumes the server pair is configured with the Primary server as active, and the Secondary server as passive.

  1. Launch the EVault Remote Disaster Recovery Management Client on the Primary (active) server.
  2. Stop EVault Remote Disaster Recovery leaving the protected applications running.
  3. Change the Primary and Secondary Channel IP address(es); making sure it is set in a different subnet class than the Principal (Public) addresses.
  4. Open the Server Configuration wizard on the Primary server and select the Channel tab.
  5. Edit the channel IP address(es). The Primary server channel IP can be selected from the drop down box. The Secondary server channel IP address needs to be filled in manually, ensuring to press Enter once the IP address of the Secondary server is correct. Click Finish .

    Note : If you do not press Enter , the changes will not be stored.

  6. Open the Server Configuration wizard on the Secondary server and select the Channel tab.
  7. Edit the channel IP address(es) for the Secondary server. Select the Secondary server channel IP address from the drop down box. The Primary server channel IP address needs to be filled in manually. Click Finish when done.
  8. Start EVault Remote Disaster Recovery on the Secondary (passive) server.
  9. Start EVault Remote Disaster Recovery on the Primary (active) server and allow servers to resynchronize.


Applies To

EVault Remote Disaster Recovery All Versions


Related Information

RDR-REFID-492

KBID-2352

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