How to move SCM Anywhere Server to another server machine?

There are 2 scenarios when moving SCM Anywhere Server to
another server machine:

  1. Move the "SCMAnywhere" SQL server database along
    with the SCM Anywhere Server application.

  2. Migrate the SCM Anywhere Server application to
    another machine without moving the "SCMAnywhere" database.

In
scenario 1, you may follow the steps below:

  1. Back up your current "SCMAnywhere" database. more details

  2. Back up  "SCMSService.exe.config" file in the installation folder of SCM Anywhere Standalone Server to keep your server settings.
  3. Copy the database backup to the new machine and restore it in SQL Server. Name the database as "SCMAnywhere".
  4. Install SCM Anywhere Standalone Server on the
    new machine.

    During the installation, please connect to
    the SQL Server where your new "SCMAnywhere" database resides.

    After successfully connecting to SQL Server, a dialog box pops up, asking you whether to make SCM Anywhere Standalone Server
    use the existing "SCMAnywhere" database. Please click "Yes" in the following dialog.

  5. Uninstall SCM Anywhere Standalone Server on the
    old server machine.

In
scenario 2, you may follow the steps below:

  1. Back up your current "SCMAnywhere" database.

  2. Back up "SCMSService.exe.config" file in the installation folder of SCM Anywhere Standalone Server to keep your server settings.
     
  3. Install SCM Anywhere Standalone Server on the
    new machine.

    During the installation, please connect to
    the SQL Server where your current "SCMAnywhere" database resides.

    After successfully connecting to SQL Server, a dialog box pops up, asking you whether to make SCM Anywhere Standalone Server
    use the current "SCMAnywhere" database. Please click "Yes" in the following dialog.

  4. Uninstall SCM Anywhere Standalone Server on the
    old server machine.