LANCOM Support Knowledgebase Document No. 1807.2412.0337.RHOO - V2.30

Migration of an existing LANCOM vRouter installation to a new vRouter installation



Description:

This document describes the steps required to migrate an existing LANCOM vRouter installation to a new vRouter installation.



Requirements:
  • Installed and licensed LANCOM vRouter



Procedure:

1) Carry out a data backup of the "old" installation:

1.1) Save the configuration file of the LANCOM vRouter by means of LANconfig in the file format *.lcf and/or as a script file in the file format *.lcs.

The procedure is described in the following Knowledge Base article Database 'SP Knowledgebase', View '03. Edit Documents\by Responsible, Status', Document 'Saving a configuration or script file in LANconfig'.


1.2) If available, backup the certificates that are stored on the LANCOM vRouter. Instructions are available in the LANCOM Reference Manual.




2) Installing the new LANCOM vRouter:

2.1) Install the LANCOM vRouter. You will find the appropriate OVA file in the download area of the LANCOM website.

Installation instructions are available in this PDF document.

2.2) Uninstall your previous LANCOM vRouter installation so that you can re-register your license (see step 3).




3) Licensing the new vRouter installation:

The previous registration data are not suitable for re-activating the newly installed LANCOM vRouter.

3.1) Register the new vRouter installation using the form on the LANCOM website.

3.2) Activate the new installation using the activation key provided in the form.




4) Restore the backup:

4.1) Transfer the configuration of the LANCOM vRouter saved in step 1 to the new installation.

4.2) Transfer the backed-up certificates to the new LANCOM vRouter installation. Instructions are available in the LANCOM Reference Manual.


Catchwords: vRouter; migration
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