Here is a step-by-step guide to migrate a Syncovery installation to a new server or PC:
- Backup your Syncovery Configuration: Before migrating to a new machine, you need to backup your Syncovery configuration and profile data. This can be done by copy the folder C:\ProgramData\Syncovery to a flash drive or network folder. Check your Syncovery program settings for the actual configuration file path, in case it was set to a different folder. You only need the files in the main Syncovery folder, not subfolders like Database or Logs. Note that C:\ProgramData is a hidden folder, not to be confused with C:\Program Files.
- Install Syncovery on the new server: Download and install the latest version of Syncovery on the new server.
- Restore your configuration on the new server: After installing Syncovery on the new server, copy the configuration files to the new server, replacing any of the intial files that were put there by the Syncovery installer.
- Update profiles to the new server: If your profiles reference a local path, you’ll need to update the path to the new server. To do this, edit the profiles and update the paths to the new server.
- Test the migration: Once you have updated all profiles, test the migration by running a manual synchronization in Attended Mode. This will ensure that the jobs still operate as intended.
- Enter your license: go to Help->Registration to check if your license carried over. If not, you can re-use your original license code on the new machine. There is no need to actively remove the license from the old machine.
- Start the scheduler: on the Scheduler tab sheeet in Syncovery, you can choose between Background Scheduler and Service Scheduler and start it.
- Note: This guide assumes that you have administrative access to both the old and new servers and that the Syncovery software is installed on both servers. If you encounter any issues during the migration, you can refer to the Syncovery support pages, the forum, or contact our support team for assistance.