UMRA Backup and Restore

  1. Create a folder on the Desktop of the Sync server to hold the backup
  2. Open UMRA Console
  3. On the menu bar select UMRA Service and then Manage service projects
  4. Select Backup from the new pop up window
  5. Select No and navigate to the backup folder on the Desktop
  6. :!: Once UMRA is done backing up the projects, zip the backup folder on the Desktop and set the encryption password to the one listed in PassPack
  7. :!: Permanently delete the un-encrypted backup folder
  8. Copy the newly created zip folder to the UMRA backup directory on the NAS and name the the file with the current date(see the “Backup Schedule” Google Sheets file for the backup directory location)
:!: Important
The project backup files contain passwords and other sensitive information. They must be encrypted!

To install UMRA on a new server:

  1. On the new UMRA server, run the UMRA installer.
  2. Click ‘Next’.
  3. Select the “I accept the terms of the License Agreement” radio button and click ‘Next’.
  4. Click ‘Next’.
  5. The option features to install window should now be opened, leave the default settings and click ‘Next’.
  6. Click Install.
  7. Click Finish.
  8. Open UMRA.
  9. The license window will pop up. Click the ‘License’ button.
  10. A new window will open, select the Demo license and click ‘Delete’.
  11. Click ‘Add’ and input your license code into the new window and click ‘OK’.
  12. Click ‘OK’ on the UMRA Management Resource Administrator Licenses window to close it.
  13. In the menu bar at the top of the UMRA console, select ‘UMRA Service’ and then select the first option ‘Install or upgrade service’.
  14. A new window will pop up. ‘Install or upgrade the UMRA service’ should be selected by default. Click ‘Next’.
  15. Enter the name of the server you would like to install the UMRA service on. If you are using the local server click ‘Use local computer’ and click ‘Next’.
  16. The default port UMRA uses 56814. If you are using another port for the UMRA service, please enter it here. It is recommended that you use the default port. Click ‘Next’.
  17. Choose the file path for the UMRA service and click ‘Next’.
  18. The next window will ask you for the credentials of the account that runs the UMRA service. Please enter the account name and password twice and click ‘Next’.
  19. If the service account already exists, you will receive a new pop up window letting you know that the account exists. If the password entered on the previous screen is correct click the ‘No’ button. If the password entered on the previous screen is incorrect please select yes and enter the correct password.
  20. The next window asks you to enter the group name that the account running the UMRA service will be a member of. The default group of Domain Admins is recommended however if you are using another group to give the UMRA service rights to manage user accounts please enter the name of the group here and click ‘Finish’.
  21. On the top bar of the UMRA console select ‘UMRA Service’ and scroll down to ‘Service Properties’.
  22. Select the ‘Service license’ tab on the new window that opened.
  23. Click the ‘Copy to Service’ button.
  24. Click ‘Yes’
  25. Click ‘Ok’

To restore UMRA:

  1. Move the UMRA back up from the UMRA backup directory on the NAS to the UMRA server
  2. Open UMRA Console
  3. On the menu bar of the UMRA console select UMRA Service and then click Manage Service Projects
  4. Click Import
  5. Navigate to the folder containing the back of the UMRA projects
  6. Select all projects and click Open

The content on this page has been adapted from the “UMRA Upgrade & Migration Instructions.pdf” file written by Tools4Ever.

  • servers/sync_server/umra_backup_and_recovery.txt
  • Last modified: 2019/03/15 17:21
  • by ericclaus