cancel
Showing results for 
Show  only  | Search instead for 
Did you mean: 

Lingering Question.

Ive been using EEPC for a long time now and have been wondering what exactly is the Server Group used for? I know when you first open the database server application it creates a server and adds a remote connection. But what or why would you need to be able to add additional servers?

5 Replies
Highlighted

Re: Lingering Question.

If SDMCFG.INI is destroyed and needs to be recreated; during server hardware migrations, etc.

Highlighted

Re: Lingering Question.

The only problem with that is any new server object created generates new keys. If the DB server is started any client that tries to sync with it gets and invalid authentication sig error.

Highlighted
Reliable Contributor
Reliable Contributor
Report Inappropriate Content
Message 4 of 6

Re: Lingering Question.

maybe you want a DR server with a different dns name etc? Maybe you want to use an active-active cluster? There's lots of good reasons to have more than one server definition.

Highlighted

Re: Lingering Question.

None of that (multiple instances in Server Groups) is documented though...I'm yet to see good High Availability document for EE....

Highlighted

Re: Lingering Question.

The best I have been able to get working is Loading two servers with the software pointing to a database on a network share. I can then Start the Database service on both machines and clients can sync to either one. but from what i have always heard is if more than one server is updating the database at the same time big corruption issues occur.

You Deserve an Award
Don't forget, when your helpful posts earn a kudos or get accepted as a solution you can unlock perks and badges. Those aren't the only badges, either. How many can you collect? Click here to learn more.

Community Help Hub

    New to the forums or need help finding your way around the forums? There's a whole hub of community resources to help you.

  • Find Forum FAQs
  • Learn How to Earn Badges
  • Ask for Help
Go to Community Help

Join the Community

    Thousands of customers use the McAfee Community for peer-to-peer and expert product support. Enjoy these benefits with a free membership:

  • Get helpful solutions from McAfee experts.
  • Stay connected to product conversations that matter to you.
  • Participate in product groups led by McAfee employees.
Join the Community
Join the Community