Before you migrate the Controller, back up the Controller and the Platform Administration Application database. See Controller Data Backup and Restore for more information.
|You need to acquire new license files for the new Controller hardware since licenses are tied to the machine MAC addresses. Send the MAC addresses to firstname.lastname@example.org and request new license file or two new files if upgrading to an HA pair.|
Migrate by Copying the Data Directory
- Install the Controller on the new machine.
- Apply the license for the new machine. See Before Starting for more information.
- Stop the new Controller with the following command: bin/stopController.sh.
- Remove all files and directory from the new Controller's data directory, <controller_home>/db/data, except the following: