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Moving BE14 V-ray to BE15 V-ray

Hi there, i'm decided to move BE14 to BE15, but my problem is that i dont know how to do that, the BE14 is installed in a OS WIN2008R2, and i need to migrate all the configurations and jobs to BE15 that has already a clean install in a OS WIN2012R2, sorry for bad english!!

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https://support.symantec.com/

https://support.symantec.com/en_US/article.TECH129826.html

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I forgot to mention that the

I forgot to mention that the new install of BE15 is in another server (same host machine)

Best bet is to upgrade the

Best bet is to upgrade the current media server to BE 15 and then migrate as per the TN below:

https://support.symantec.com/en_US/article.TECH67768.html

The process should be the same, but grab copies of your Catalogs/Data folders from your current media server BEFORE doing anything.

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The article that you

The article that you mentioned says same OS version, my case it's different, will that be a problem?

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https://support.symantec.com/

https://support.symantec.com/en_US/article.TECH129826.html

I believe you are using a

I believe you are using a virtual machine for your media server.  Note that there are some configurations which are not supported, like accessing real devices, e.g. tape drives, etc.

The above KB posted by Craigv

The above KB posted by Craigv will help only if you first run an in-place upgrade of the existing BE 2014 to BE 15 on the same server. I  would recommend this method since this involves an automatic upgrade.

An alternative method would be to copy the existing Data & Catalog folders to the new BE 15 server and manually run the upgrade using BEMIG - https://support.symantec.com/en_US/article.TECH50537.html

First of all, thanks for all

First of all, thanks for all the replies, so what i need to do is:

1- Upgrade media server BE14 to BE15 that is installed on 2008R2

2- Copy the data and catalog folders to new BE15 that is installed on 2012R2

Obs:

Actually the clean media server installation is in another virtual machine, i'm not planning to upgrade the 2008R2

  

Essentially that is the way

Essentially that is the way it is done, yes.

Thanks!