ProcessLogix R500.1 SP1 and R510.0 Redundant Server Log

Release Note
ProcessLogix R500.1 SP1 and R510.0
Redundant Server Log Update 1
Introduction
This document describes the following:
• contents of this update
• installation of this update
• problem resolved in this update
IMPORTANT
Contents of Update
• This update should only be installed on R500.1
SP1 or R510.0 redundant Servers.
• Prior installation of R500.1 SP1 or R510.0 is
required for installation of Redundant Server Log
Update 1.
This update contains the following software:
• Redundant database update job software update
Installation
This section details the installation of this update.
Before You Begin
Before beginning the installation, you must download the following
files to your ProcessLogix Server(s):
• ProcessLogix R500.1 SP1 and R510.0 Redundant Server Log
Update1.exe
The following software components must be installed before you
install this update:
• Windows® 2000 Service Pack 3 or 4
• Internet Explorer© 6.0 or 6.0 SP1
• ProcessLogix R500.1 SP1 or R510.0
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Server Installation
You must complete the following procedure on all redundant Server
pairs in your ProcessLogix system. Complete the following procedure
on SERVERB first, then repeat the procedure for SERVERA. Be certain
that SERVERA is the Primary Server and that the servers are synched
before beginning the installation.
1. Close all running applications.
2. Click Start ⇒Programs ⇒ProcessLogix Server ⇒Start-Stop
ProcessLogix Server to call up the ProcessLogix Server dialog
box.
TIP
To display the Full Mode version of the ProcessLogix
Server dialog box, click the icon on the left of the
title bar and click Advanced ⇒Full Mode.
A checkmark appears in front of the Full Mode
selection to show that it is active.
3. With the Full Mode version of the dialog box active, select the
Database Unloaded option.
4. Click Yes to confirm the action and wait for the Server to change
its state.
5. Close the ProcessLogix Server dialog box.
6. Using Windows Explorer, browse to the directory where the
update was downloaded, and double-click ProcessLogix
R500.1 SP1 and R510.0 Redundant Server Log Update1.exe.
7. Click OK at the Installation Complete window.
8. Restart the computer.
9. On the primary server, click Start ⇒Programs ⇒ProcessLogix
Server ⇒Station.
10. Click View ⇒System Status ⇒Server Redundancy.
11. Once the Backup Server LED changes from Stopped (red) to
Running (green), click the Oper field in the lower-right corner
of the display.
12. Enter >mngr< in the Station Logon prompt, and click OK.
13. Click Synchronize.
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14. When the Synchronize Databases (y/n) prompt appears, type
>y< in the entry field above the display and press <Enter>.
Depending on your configuration, this may take some time to
complete.
15. Once the Synchronization Complete prompt appears, verify that
the display shows simulated Green LED indications for the
following states:
LED(s)
State(s)
Primary Server
Running
Backup Server
Synchronized
Running
Link Status
Link 0 (LNK00) - OK Active link
Link 1 (LNK01) - OK (Only applies if you are using a dual LAN)
16. Click Manual Failover.
17. At the Failover to Backup (y/n) prompt, type >y< in the entry
field above the display and press <Enter>.
18. Click Station ⇒Exit.
19. Click Yes to exit Station.
20. Repeat steps 1-20 on SERVERA.
21. After completing steps 1-20 on both SERVERA and SERVERB,
verify that SERVERA is now Primary and synchronize the
Servers.
Problems Resolved
ISR 45730- Nuisance errors in the primary server logs of a redundant
server pair reading "Server not backup. Stopping Update job" were
appearing as often as once a minute.
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