If you wish to protect your service against hardware failure and reach higher
availability of your Ozeki NG SMS Gateway software, we recommend you to try
our Ozeki Cluster software product.
Ozeki Cluster automatically moves any
service to another computer in case of a hardware failure. You can
download it from:
Ozeki Cluster Site
This page demonstrates how you can configure
Ozeki NG SMS Gateway to keep your settings in case of migration or hardware
replacement. If you follow the steps below you can easily configure your SMS
gateway to operate on another computer or under another operation system with
the same settings you had before.
This page will provide you helpful instructions for cases
when you need to
migrate your Ozeki NG SMS Gateway to another computer or you replace or reinstall
your operation system and you want to keep your settings in your Ozeki NG SMS
Gateway. If you follow these steps you can achieve that after a migration of your
Ozeki NG SMS Gateway, all the configuration will remain the same on the
destination computer. In this way you do not need to start all the configuration
process from the beginning as all of your service provider connections and users
will be kept.
So if you want to migrate Ozeki NG SMS Gateway from Computer "A" to Computer "B"
you need to download and install Ozeki NG SMS Gateway to Computer "B". After you
stop the service, you need to copy "Users" and "Config" folders from Computer
"A" to Computer "B". Finally, you just need to start service and you can use
the SMS gateway with your original settings (Figure 1).
Figure 1 - Migration of Ozeki NG SMS Gateway
Please note that in the configuration guide Computer "A" stands
for the source computer
from which you want to migrate Ozeki NG SMS Gateway; and Computer "B" stands for
the destination computer to which you wish to migrate Ozeki NG SMS.
First you need to download the setup folder
of Ozeki NG SMS Gateway to Computer "B" and start to install it (Figure 2).
Figure 2 - Ozeki NG SMS Gateway installed on the other computer
Login, and go to "Help" menu. Select
"Registration" menu item
Figure 3 - Registration menu item
Enter your serial number and click on
"Activate" (Figure 4).
Figure 4 - Enter your serial number
Now right click at the service monitor of Ozeki NG SMS Gateway
and select "Stop service" option (Figure 5).
Figure 5 - Stop service
Computer "A": Stop service at Computer "A", as well
Figure 6 - Stop service on the other computer, as well
Computer "A": Go to the directory of Ozeki NG SMS
Gateway and copy "Users" and "Config" (Figure 7).
Figure 7 - Copy Users and Config folder
Computer "B": Then paste "Users" and "Config" folders to
Figure 8 - Copy folders to the other computer
Right click on the folders and select "Cut" (Figure 9).
Figure 9 - Cut folders
Go to the directory of Ozeki NG SMS Gateway
Figure 10 - Go to Ozeki NG SMS Gateway's directory
Paste the two folders into the directory of Ozeki NG SMS
Gateway (Figure 11).
Figure 11 - Paste folders
Now you can start Ozeki NG service
Figure 12 - Start service
As you can see, the SMPP connection that has been configured
at Computer "A", has the same configuration settings at Computer "B" after the
Figure 13 - Settings remain the same
If you have any further question regarding this topic, please
send an e-mail to info @ ozekisms.com
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