Over time, servers get old and worn out and need to be replaced with new servers. This can be a scary and often delayed task due to the difficulty of moving data to the new server. Some software has extensive configuration that can make the upgrade process difficult. Not so with ParaPlan! In fact, we have all the tools built into the software that are need to move to a new server. It is literally a 3 step process.
- In ParaPlan, click All Elements -> Admin to launch the admin window. When it loads, expand Support and click “Send Database to EnGraph”.
- Name your new database, expand Select Destination and populate the connection information for the new server. Then click Send Database. This will take 5 – 20 minutes based on the size of the database.
- On each workstation, click All Elements -> About ParaPlan, then Manage Profile. On the window that opens up, select the Database Info tab and populate the connection information for the new server. Click Save, then restart ParaPlan. It is now connected to the new server.
This article explained how quickly and easily our clients can move their data to a new server. For more information about ParaPlan paratransit dispatching software or EnGraph, please visit our website or our Facebook page.