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"Move" or "cl copy with REPLICA option" will be able to create a replica on the same server, however, is it acceptable?
I remember creating a replica on the same server is not recommended because it will cause something replication trouble.
So, still I want to know how to move many databases to other folder on the same server safely.
I think that workaround is "offline and OS copy", but it is necessary to stop Domino, so I hope and voted this idea "Have the ability in Domino Administrator to move a database from one folder to another".
cl copy CAN create replicas, just add REPLICA at the end of command:
CL copy serverA!!db1.nsf serverB!!db2.nsf REPLICA
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The "cl copy" command can create an application copy to a different folder on the same server, and the server does not need to be part of a cluster. It can also be used to create an application copy to another server which is not part of the same cluster. Note that these will have a different replica ID as these are copies and not replicas. A move command can move a database to a different folder on the same server. This will be a replica of the original.
Yes, but how to change the location document on the Client, if you are moving a maildatabase with NSFDbRename? by phone?
"Move database" is the correct way of doing this.
BUT, as it creates a replica, it also has its limitations. Think about a huge application > 200GB, which is possible with V10. If you do not have the additional 200GB on your local server, then the move will fail.
There is a better way of moving an application around on the local server. http://www-12.lotus.com/ldd/doc/tools/c/6.0.2/api60ref.nsf/0/0C012179ED1A0BDE85256C6B00740197?OpenDocument
NSFDbRename will "move" the application without creating a replica.
It has some advantages about the "move database"
2.) No additional space needed.
NSFDbRename is DAOS aware AFAIK. Not sure about .NDX files.
I suggest to offer this as a optional feature; have a notes.ini variable to activate it. If activated and the admin performs a "move database", the NSFDbRename is used instead of the traditional method.
I stand corrected, the move database did work. But it was not obvious that I had to chose Others and then manually type in the same server name and then manually edit the directory name.
You can not use the move database to move it to a different folder on the same server. Thomas, the cluster copy command only works with clusters.
How about using the cluster copy command? https://www-10.lotus.com/ldd/dominowiki.nsf/dx/14022008070103WEBG4Q.htm
There is a "Move database" option in Domino Administrator. This should also work for moving a database on the same server.
It creates a new replica and then a "Delete Database" request in the Domino Administration Request database afair.