How to migrate BTS database to a new computer
For some customers, they’d like to keep all the BTS testing history data in their computers, but as time goes by, the data size becomes larger and larger, in this situation, they want to migrate the BTS database to a newer and better computer.
How to make that happen? And if there are testing going on all the testers, could it be possible to stop the tests for a while and then continue the tests without losing data or the testing progress?
If you also need to migrate BTS database to a new computer, please following the following steps. And please remember, always make a good backup then you can try all the new things without worrying data lose.
Please follow the following steps to migrate your database.
Step 1: Stop all the tests on all the testers;
Step 2: Wait up to 10 mintues to let all the data transfer from middle machines to database;
Step 3: Stop the mysql and neware services from control panel/adminitrative tools/services;
Step 4: Copy data, NdcFile, TmpFile these 3 folders to another place, such as a mobile hard drive or another computer in your LAN. (Please don’t delete or uninstall the old bts sofware on the old computer until you are sure the new computer works as you want it to.) Make up a backup then we have no worries about the further operations.
Step 5: Install the 7.5.5 software on new computer(choose the server installation directory to Drive E as you need);
Step 6: Stop the mysql and neware services from control panel/adminitrative tools/services of the new computer;
Step 7: Use the Step 4 data to override the new installed same directories.
Step 8: Start the mysql and neware services from control panel/adminitrative tools/services of the new computer and make sure these two services can start successfully;
Step 9: Now you can start up the new BTS software client and continue all the stopped tests, of course, search or view all the history data.