Migration from SM15x to Sm17 .... specific domains at a time....
Question asked by Merle Wait - August 6 at 11:57 AM
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We have two licenses for SM.
What we would like to do .. is start migrating X domains to SM17 (from SM15x) .....
.. and then migrating another set... later.. 
A.) is this feasible to do?
B.)and if feasible.. after the initial migration.. how do we onboard set #2 from SM15 into SM17.

Thanks

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Matt Petty Replied
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Yes as long as you are moving domains with all the users intact. We do the conversion on a per domain level (not per user level). So as long as you copy the entire domain to the new server, edit the new server's "domains.json" to include the new domain and then bounce your mail service. The converter should then run for a little bit to move the new domain/s in.

1) Copy the domain from your old server's C:\SmarterMail\Domains\<Domain> to the new server's location.
2) Turn off Mail Service on your destination server.
3) Edit C:\Program Files (x86)\SmarterTools\SmarterMail\Service\Settings\domains.json to include the new domain information.
4) Reboot your mail service.

Let me know if you have any issues with the steps above.


EDIT: at any time you can go to http://localhost/interface/convert-status on the server to view the status of the domain conversions.
Matt Petty
Software Developer
SmarterTools Inc.
(877) 357-6278
www.smartertools.com
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Merle Wait Replied
Perfect... .yes.. by domain.

This will be great.
Thank you 

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