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Metasys Database Manager Help

Brand
Metasys
Product name
Metasys Database Manager
Document type
User Guide
Document number
LIT-12011202
Version
13.0
Revision date
2023-08-14
Product status
Active
Language
English
  1. Click Launch SCT in the Metasys Rename Assistant. The Metasys Launcher opens.
  2. Log in to SCT.
    Note: To create a new archive, continue with Step 2. To use an archive that already exists, skip to Step 8.
  3. Click Next. Select the Item menu, then select New Archive. The New Archive wizard opens.
  4. Click Next in the Metasys Rename Assistant. Enter a unique name for the new archive in the box.
    Note: When you are asked to close the current archive, click Yes.
  5. Click Next in the Metasys Rename Assistant.
    1. Click Create.
    2. The Create Site window opens. Click Yes. The Insert Site Wizard opens.
    3. On the Destination window, select the parent item for the new item. Click Next.
    4. On the Identifier window, enter a unique name for the server. Click Next.
    5. On the Configure window, click Next.
      Note: The order of the time zones in the Metasys software does not match the order that they are presented in in the Windows operating system. Use care to select the correct time zone from the list.
  6. Click Next in the Metasys Rename Assistant. On the Summary window, click Finish. The Create Device? window opens.
  7. Click Next in the Metasys Rename Assistant. In the drop-down of the Create Device? window, select Metasys Server. Click OK. The Insert Metasys Server Wizard opens.
  8. Click Next in the Metasys Rename Assistant.
    1. On the Object Type window, select the type of object that you want to create.
    2. Click Next.
    3. On the Destination window, select the parent item for the new item.
    4. Click Next.
      Note: If you select an item that will not work, an error message will appear.
    5. On the Identifier window, enter the original server name that appeared in red text in the Metasys Rename Assistant. Click Next.
  9. Click Next in the Metasys Rename Assistant.
    1. On the Configure window, click Next.
    2. On the Summary window, click Finish. The Metasys Insert Site wizard closes.
    3. In SCT, select the Metasys server in the navigation tree.
  10. Click Next in the Metasys Rename Assistant. Select the Tools menu. Select Manage Archive. The Manage Archive Wizard opens.
  11. Click Next in the Metasys Rename Assistant. On the Action screen in the Manage Archive wizard, under Type, select Upload from Device. Click Next.
  12. Click Next in the Metasys Rename Assistant.
    1. On the Select Devices window, select the devices you want to upload. Click Next.
    2. On the Schedule window, click Next.
  13. Click Next in the Metasys Rename Assistant.
    1. On the Site Login screen, use the computer's name (the red text on the Metasys Rename Assistant) as the Username, and the same password you entered to log into SCT as the password for the engine.
    2. Click Test Login.
      Note: The login process must succeed in order to proceed.
  14. Click Next.
    1. On the Specify Retries window, click Next.
    2. On the Repeat Upload window, click Next.
    3. On the Summary window, click Finish. The Manage Archive wizard closes. The upload process begins. Progress is shown on the ActionQ screen in SCT.
  15. Click Next in the Rename Assistant. When the completion status reports OK, right-click the Metasys server in the navigation tree, click Rename. The Rename box appears.
  16. Click Next in the Rename Assistant. In the new name box, enter the new ADS/ADX name written in red text in the Metasys Rename Assistant.
  17. Click Next in the Rename Assistant. Click OK.
    Note:
    • If you have existing user views, open each user view in Edit mode in the SCT, use the Find/Replace function to change the name, and save the user view. The Site Director portion of the reference updates to match the new Site Director name (the name you just entered in the Rename box).

    • Do not download or make other name changes in the SCT.
  18. Click Next in the Rename Assistant. Double-click the Metasys site in the navigation tree. The Metasys site information opens in the display pane in SCT.
  19. Click Next in the Rename Assistant. Click Edit in the display pane.
  20. Click Next.
    1. In the Name and Default ADS Repository attributes enter the name you previously entered in the Rename box. This name appears in red text in the Metasys Rename Assistant.
    2. Click Save.
  21. Click Next in the Rename Assistant. Select Tools > Database > Create Backup. A notice window opens that denotes the backup is complete.
  22. Click Next in the Rename Assistant. Exit SCT.
  23. Click Continue in the Metasys Rename Assistant.