How to move HC Master (Web Portal ) portal to new server


Question: How to move HC Master (Web Portal ) portal to new server ?

Answer:
  1. Prepare and setup Hosting Controller on the new Master ( Web Portal Machine) in the existing HC cluster.

  2. Copy ServerSetting.xml file located in C:\Program Files\HostingController\INI and paste into new master machine at same location.

  3. Open HC Database Table tbluserprop and replace the new master server IP address in field with name "MasterServer"

  4. Open HC Database Table tblServers set IsMaster value = False for existing Master machine, and Set it True for new Master machine.

  5. On existing HC master machine go to registry path HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\HostingController\General and set value in Dword value "MasterServer" = 0 (Dont make changes in MasterServerIP key)

  6. On new HC master Server machine go to registry path HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\HostingController\General create new Dword (32) value with name " MasterServer and set its value = 1

  7. Restart HC services on all machines added in the cluster. 

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