Changing the host name of an existing IBM Sametime Server

This white paper describes how to copy a complete set of IBM Sametime servers and get them working with new network host names. These instructions are useful if you want to change your network topology, or if you want to clone an existing environment. The server types covered include Sametime Community Server, Sametime Meeting Server, Sametime Proxy Server, Sametime Media Server and the Sametime System Console.

Brian O'Donovan (brian_odonovan@ie.ibm.com), Sametime Consumability Specialist, IBM

Brian O'DonovanBrian O'Donovan is responsible for simplifying the deployment of the Sametime family of products. He has worked with the Lotus group for the past 17 years (since before the company was acquired by IBM), during which time he's had a wide variety of roles on different Lotus products. He has worked in the IT industry for 30 years and holds a Ph.D. in Computer Science from Trinity College, Dublin. You can follow Brian's activities by visiting his personal Web site, http://brianodonovan.ie.



Mike Herring (mherring@us.ibm.com), Development Lead, Sametime System Console, IBM

Mike HerringMike Herring is the Development Team Leader for the Sametime System Console, a product for which he has been a primary designer since its inception in version 8.5. He joined IBM in 2001 and has been a member of the Sametime Development Team since 2005. Prior to that, he held various roles as a Quality Assurance Engineer, automation developer, and systems administrator within IBM, working with many products related to both WebSphere and Lotus Domino. You can reach him at mherring@us.ibm.com.



Sneha Heda (sneha.heda@in.ibm.com), Software Engineer, Sametime System Console, IBM

Sneha HedaSneha Heda is a Software Developer at IBM India Software Labs, currently working on the Sametime System Console server. She has two years of experience and was also part of IBM's internship program, developing a multi-functional editor and parser for LotusScript. Sneha holds a B.Sc. in Information Technology from the College of Engineering, Pune (COEP). You can contact her at sneha.heda@in.ibm.com.



Ian Stewart (istewart@us.ibm.com), System Verification Test Specialist, IBM

Ian StewartIan Stewart is the System Verification Test lead for WebSphere Portal and has been an IBMer since 1998. He has lead a team focused on integration testing among products in the IBM Collaboration Solutions portfolio (including Sametime). More recently he was part of a project to create the IBM Collaboration QuickStart for Social Business. This Cloud-based solution enables customers to provision an instance of IBM Sametime, Lotus Domino, and IBM Connections pre-installed, configured, and loaded with sample users for customers who want to develop against IBM platforms. You can reach him at istewart@us.ibm.com.



19 January 2012 (First published 03 October 2011)

This white paper describes how to copy a complete set of IBM Sametime® servers and get them working with new network host names. These instructions are useful if you want to change your network topology, or if you want to clone an existing environment. The server types covered include Sametime Community Server, Sametime Meeting Server, Sametime Proxy Server, Sametime Media Server and the Sametime System Console.

In this white paper

  • Overview
  • Changing the Sametime Community Server host name
  • Changing the Sametime WAS-based Server host names
  • Changing the DB2 server's host name
  • Conclusion
  • Resources
  • About the authors

Downloads

DescriptionNameSize
White paper in PDF formatChangingHostnameSTserverFinalRev1.pdf809 KB
Change WAS Host scriptchangeWASHost.jy1 KB
Host Alias scripthostAlias.jy2 KB
Server Port scriptserverPort.jy2 KB

Resources

static.content.url=http://www.ibm.com/developerworks/js/artrating/
SITE_ID=1
Zone=Lotus
ArticleID=762889
SummaryTitle=Changing the host name of an existing IBM Sametime Server
publish-date=01192012