the web server to a new machine?
are moving Secret Server to a new machine and have installed IIS and .NET Framework as described in the Installation Guide on the new machine, you can then follow these steps:
- If you use the "Force HTTPS/SSL" option, disable it by clicking Configuration from the Administration menu, and then click the Security tab, and Edit. If you are also moving the SQL Server database, be sure to create a new backup of
the database, as this setting is written to it. You can re-enable the
"Force HTTPS/SSL" option after you set up and install an SSL
certificate on the new machine.
- If you have configured encryption of your key using DPAPI, you will also need to turn this off before continuing with step 3. To do so, click Configuration from the Administration menu, then click the Security tab. Click Decrypt Key to not Use DPAPI and enter your Secret Server account password.
- Copy the
folder that holds your Secret Server instance to the new computer.
down the old web site and recycle its application pool as it is running
background threads which are accessing the database.
- Set up
the new folder in Internet Information Server (IIS), point it to the new Secret
Server directory, and change it to an ASP .NET application.
- If your
database server and credentials have not changed, you are now done. If they
have changed, follow the steps in the next section.
the licenses for the new server by going to the Licenses page
the Microsoft SQL Server database to a new machine?
the database, follow the steps in this KB article.
Article ID: 14, Created On: 7/4/2007, Modified: 3/14/2014