How do I migrate my Malwarebytes Management Console installation?

Document created by drossler Employee on May 9, 2017Last modified by rsullinger on Sep 12, 2017
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To migrate your Malwarebytes Management Console and Server:

 

Step 1-A If you are using an embedded DB, sql Express:

 

1. On the current server go to Start > All Programs > Malwarebytes Management Server > Data Backup and Restoration.

 

Note: Some older installs may use the path “Malwarebytes Enterprise Edition”

 

2. Run that tool and save the DB somewhere easy, where you can retrieve it from the new server.

3. Install mbmc on the new server and run that same tool in restore mode pointing to wherever the backup is located. It must be a local directory, the tool does not support network locations.

4. After restoring your embedded DB on the new server, go to Start > All Programs > Malwarebytes Management Server > Server Configuration and re-input the server connection info.

5. Next go to C:\Program Files (x86)\Malwarebytes Management Server\PackageTemplate and edit the file sccomm.xml to contain the correct server address.

 

Step 1-B If you are using an external DB, full sql implementation:


1. Uninstall the software from the old machine.

2. Install the software on the new server and point the installer to the existing server\instance.

3. After reconnecting to your DB on the new server, go to Start > All Programs > Malwarebytes . Management Server > Server Configuration and re-input the server info.

4. Next go to C:\Program Files (x86)\Malwarebytes Management Server\PackageTemplate and edit the file sccomm.xml to contain the correct server address.

 

Step 2 Decommission:


Take the old server’s mbmc communication completely offline. Either by stopping the MEEServerService or uninstalling the product.

 

Step 3 Restore Client Communication:

 

If your server IP / fqdn is changing, you’ll need to re-push out to your clients to give them the new communication info. If your IP / fqdn is not changing, the clients will check-in on their own.

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