CommServe Upgrade with Hardware Refresh: Overview

CommServe Hardware Refresh is the process of moving the CommServe database to new hardware.

The following documentation provides information on how to migrate a CommServe database with Commvault version 9 or 10 to new hardware, and how to upgrade to Commvault version 11 in the process.

When to Use Hardware Refresh

Use CommServe Hardware Refresh when you want to upgrade the CommServe software and move the CommServe database to new hardware during the upgrade.

If both the old and new hardware are on the same CommServe version, use the steps described in CommServe Hardware Refresh.

Steps to Perform Hardware Refresh

This process involves the following steps:

  1. Preparing the New Hardware

    Set up and configure the new computer to be ready for migrating the CommServe database.

  2. Migrating the CommServe to the New Hardware

  3. Post Migration Operations

    Fine tune the new computer to match the settings from the old CommServe computer.