Preparing the existing System

Preparing the system:

  1. Create a backup of the UMS database before performing the move.

    If you use the Embedded DB, create the backup using the UMS administrator tool. External database systems should be backed up using the relevant program provided by the manufacturer.

  2. Create a backup of the UMS certificates in the UMS administrator tool.

    It is very important to save the certificates before the HA update. If you lose them, you will not be able to communicate with the thin clients any more.

  3. Back up the files on the UMS server which are provided via the Tomcat webserver, e.g. files for file transfer, universal firmware updates etc.

The move also provides an opportunity to remove any UMS database data which are no longer used. For example, you can