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Starting May 1st, 2018, we will no longer offer the ArchiveOne family of products. This includes all editions of ArchiveOne, ArchiveOne for Files, Max Compression, and Access Security Manager. If you currently hold a maintenance and support contract, you will continue to receive our award-winning support until your contract expires, or until May 1st, 2019, whichever occurs first. The license for ArchiveOne is perpetual; therefore the software may continue to be used independently without any updates or support indefinitely.

How to Move a Repository

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Requirements

You must have proper file permissions on the existing repository location, the new repository location, and proper user permissions to run ArchiveOne.

Do not attempt to archive to a repository while it is being moved.

Prevent Archiving During Repository Move

Step 1. Stop Policies
  1. On the Archive server, open the ArchiveOne Admin console.
  2. Right-click the Policies Node, and click View Status.
  3. Click the Mailboxes tab, and if the first phase is running, click Stop the current policies.  If the second phase is running, click Stop second phase. 
  4. Click the Journals tab, and i f the first phase is running, click Stop the current policies.  If the second phase is running, click Stop second phase. 
  5. Click the PSTs tab, and i f the first phase is running, click Stop the current policies. If the second phase is running, click Stop second phase. 
  6. Both phases should now display as Not running. Click Close status window, and then close the ArchiveOne Admin console.
Step 2. Stop ArchiveOne Services
  1. Type services.msc in the Start Search box, and press Enter.
  2. In the Services window, right-click ArchiveOne Data Manager Service, and click Properties.
  3. From the Startup type drop-down menu, select Disabled, and click Stop. Click OK.
  4. In the Services window, right-click ArchiveOne Journal Data Manager Service, and click Properties.
  5. From the Startup type drop-down menu, select Disabled, and click Stop. Click OK.
  6. In the Services window, right-click ArchiveOne PST Data Manager Service, and click Properties.
  7. From the Startup type drop-down menu, select Disabled, and click Stop. Click OK.

The ArchiveOne Data Manager Service, ArchiveOne Journal Data Manager Service, and ArchiveOne PST Data Manager Service are now stopped and disabled. No archiving to any repository can take place until the services are restarted.

Step 3. Remove the Repository from the Repository Index Selection
  1. On the Start menu, click ArchiveOne Index Optimizer Configuration.
  2. If the repository you are going to move is listed in the Repository index selection, click Stop to stop processing.
  3. Select the repository in the list, and click the Remove. Click Close to exit the configuration.

Move the Repository

Once you have confirmed no archiving can take place on the repository, complete the following steps based on your installed version.

ArchiveOne for Exchange, Versions 7.0 and Higher
  1. On the Archive server, open the ArchiveOne Admin console. Confirm the current location of the repository's Index and Data folders:
    1. Expand the Mailbox Repositories or Journal Repositories node, right-click the repository to be moved, and click Properties.
    2. Click the Index tab, and note the Index base Directory location, for example, \Repositories\Year_2015\Index
    3. Click the Settings tab, and note the Archive Base Directory location, for example, E:\Repositories\Year_2015\Archive
    4. Click the Temporary Data tab, and note the Temporary Data location, for example, E:\Repositories\Year_2015\Index
  2. Copy the repository parent directory, including the Index, Archive, and Temp sub-folders, to the new location. This will allow the end-users to continue to retrieve archived messages uninterrupted.
  3. Once the directory is copied, view the folder security permissions and verify that the ArchiveOne service account has Full Control permissions on the new repository location.
  4. Update the repository configuration to the new location:
    1. In the ArchiveOne Admin console, expand the Mailbox Repositories or Journal Repositories node, right-click the repository that has been moved, and click Run Repository Configuration Wizard.
    2. In the Wizard, click Next until the Index Location page displays, and then update the Index Based Directory to the new repository Index folder path, and click Next. 
    3. On the Temporary Data page, update the Temporary Data Directory to the new repository Temporary Data folder path, and click Next.
    4. On the Archive Location page, update the Archive Base Directory to the new repository Archive folder path, and click Next.
    5. Click Next, and then click Finish.
  5. Type services.msc in the Start Search box, and press Enter.
  6. In the Services window, right-click ArchiveOne Data Manager Service, and click Properties. 
  7. From the Startup type drop-down menu, select Manual, and click OK.
  8. In the Services window, right-click ArchiveOne Journal Data Manager Service, and click Properties.
  9. From the Startup type drop-down menu, select Manual, and click OK.
  10. In the Services window, right-click ArchiveOne PST Data Manager Service, and click Properties.
  11. From the Startup type drop-down menu, select Manual, and click OK.
  12. On the Start menu, click ArchiveOne Index Optimizer Configuration, and click Add.
  13. Enter the Configuration Server name, and click Find to rediscover the repository.
  14. Select the repository, and click OK. The repository is added to the configuration list.
  15. Click Start to begin optimization, and then click Close.
ArchiveOne for Exchange, Versions 6.6 and Earlier
  1. On the Archive server, open the ArchiveOne Admin console. Confirm the current location of the repository's Index and Data folders:
    1. Expand the Mailbox Repositories or Journal Repositories node, right-click the repository to be moved, and click Properties.
    2. Click the Index tab, and note the Index base Directory location, for example, \Repositories\Year_2015\Index
    3. Click the Settings tab, and note the Archive Base Directory location, for example, E:\Repositories\Year_2015\Archive
    4. Click the Temporary Data tab, and note the Temporary Data location, for example, E:\Repositories\Year_2015\Index
  2. Copy the repository parent directory, including the Index, Archive, and Temp sub-folders, to the new location. This will allow the end-users to continue to retrieve archived messages uninterrupted.
  3. Once the directory is copied, view the folder security permissions and verify that the ArchiveOne service account has Full Control permissions on the new repository location.
  4. Update the repository configuration to the new location:
    1. In the ArchiveOne Admin console, expand the Mailbox Repositories or Journal Repositories node, right-click the repository that has been moved, and click Run Repository Configuration Wizard.
    2. In the Wizard, click Next until the Index Location page displays, and then update the Index Based Directory to the new repository Index folder path, and click Next. 
    3. On the Archive Location page, update the Archive Base Directory to the new repository Archive folder path, and click Next.
    4. Click Next, and then click Finish.
    5. Right-click the repository, and click Properties.
    6. On the Temporary Data tab, edit the Temporary Data location to the new path, and click OK.
  5. Type services.msc in the Start Search box, and press Enter.
  6. In the Services window, right-click ArchiveOne Data Manager Service, and click Properties. 
  7. From the Startup type drop-down menu, select Manual, and click OK.
  8. On the Start menu, click ArchiveOne Index Optimizer Configuration, and click Add. 
  9. Enter the Configuration Server name, and click Find to rediscover the repository.
  10. Select the repository, and click OK. The repository is added to the configuration list.
  11. Click Start to begin optimization, and then click Close.
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