Replication Pair - Configuration

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Add a Replication Pair

Required Capability: Capabilities and Permitted Actions

To add a Replication Pair:

  1. In the CommCell Browser, right-click a Replication Set in the source machine, and select All Tasks, then select Manage Pairs.
  2. To add a Replication Pair, from the Manage Pairs dialog box, perform the following:

    For UNIX and Linux, the source volume for a Replication Pair must be a local volume.

    • Specify a Common Base Folder so that all destination paths for all Replication Pairs in the Replication Set will be created in the same location on the destination host.
    • For File System data, click Add. In the Add Replication Pair dialog box, type or click Browse to navigate to and select, a source volume or directory for the Source Path fields, then click OK.
    • For application data, click Add App. In the Add Applications dialog box, select all of the directories associated with the application data to be replicated, and click OK. For more information about replicating application data, see Application Integration.
  3. To specify that additional Replication Pairs are to be created for mount points that are part of your selected source volume or directory, select Automatically detect mount points. Mount points will be ignored if this option is not selected.
  4. Select Include files that do not match with destination copy option to specify the files that already exist on the destination and transfer the new/modified files along with data missing on destination.
  5. When your changes are complete, click Apply.

    Filtering of content for Replication Pairs is configured at the Replication Set level

Edit a Replication Pair

Before You Begin

Required Capability: Capabilities and Permitted Actions

To edit a Replication Pair:

  1. In the CommCell Browser, right-click a Replication Set in the source machine, and select All Tasks, then select Manage Pairs.
  2. In the Manage Pairs dialog, select the pair to edit, click Edit.
  3. Make the necessary changes in the Edit Replication Pair dialog box.
  4. When your changes are complete, click Apply.

Delete a Replication Pair

Before You Begin

Required Capability: Capabilities and Permitted Actions

To delete a Replication Pair:

Select one of the following methods:

  1. From the CommCell Browser, right-click a Replication Pair, and select Delete.
  2. From the CommCell Browser, right-click a Replication Set in the source machine, and select All Tasks, then select Manage Pairs.

    In the Manage Pairs screen, select a Replication Pair, and click Delete.

    When your changes are complete, click Close.

    After deletion of individual Replication Pair in a Replication Set, you have to manually select the Include files that do not match with destination copy option for an existing Replication Pair. To enable Include files that do not match with destination copy option, see Edit a Replication Pair.

Enable Chaining for Replication

Certain Replication Pair combinations are not possible, or are only possible using different Replication Sets. You can enable chaining for replication to use destination paths as a source for replication pairs.

  1. From the CommCell Console ribbon, click Control Panel.
  2. On the Control Panel window, under the Others section, click Replication Settings.
  3. On the Replication Settings dialog box, click the Enable chaining for Windows Continuous Data Replicator Agents check box and click OK.