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HI I quite new to the StingRay/SteelApp appliances. but i have to build another for another Site for DR so the TIP's and Server IP addr with different is there a way to back the config open it so it can be modified before i uploading it. for example exporting a CSV so the IP addresses can be changed.

thanks for you time and help  

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Re: Confing moding

Ashley,

There are several ways to approach this problem, so I will tackle them in order of preference based on experience:

1) If you want to set up an "Active-Active" configuration, Use Multi-Site Manager(MSM):

MSM allows for exactly the setup you refer to.  One of the benefits STM has is that unlike other old-world hardware ADC's, your configuration is not "anchored" to the IP addresses used. With MSM, you get a configuration that allows you to specify which configuration elements are "different" on each site. So in your case, your Virtual Server configuration might be the same (ie: same SSL certificates, same TrafficScript to apply your business logic) but you can specify different Traffic IP addresses and different pools to use. There is a demo video I recorded of MSM available here: Riverbed Stingray Multi Site Manager.mp4 - YouTube that you can watch to see if it helps in your case.


2) If you want to set up a "Cold Standby" configuration in a DR site you have two options:

   a) You can use a full STM backup from the primary, and use the "Google Chrome124.png

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3) If you are OK getting your hands dirty, the STM configuration is just a file structure inside your backup. You can un-tar it, mod, re-tar it, upload to your secondary and restore (either as a full restore, or using the option listed in (2a) above):


TheDeathStar:tmpdir user$ ll


total 1024


-rw-r--r--@ 1 user  group  522240 Aug  6 11:14 Stingray_config_stm001_20130912.tar


TheDeathStar:tmpdir user$ tar -xf Stingray_config_stm001_20130912.tar


TheDeathStar:tmpdir user$ ll conf/


total 64


-rw-r--r--@  1 user  group    14 Aug  6 11:15 DESCRIPTION


-rw-r--r--@  1 user  group    17 Aug  6 11:15 NAME


-rw-r--r--@  1 user  group     0 Aug  6 11:15 TIMESTAMP


-rw-r--r--@  1 user  group     0 Aug  6 11:15 VERSION_9.5


drwx------@  6 user  group   204 Aug  6 11:15 actionprogs


drwx------@  8 user  group   272 Aug  6 11:15 actions


drwx------@ 12 user  group   408 Aug  6 11:15 activitymonitor


drwx------@  4 user  group   136 Aug  6 11:15 aptimizer


drwx------@  2 user  group    68 Aug  6 11:15 auth


drwx------@  2 user  group    68 Aug  6 11:15 authenticators


drwx------@  3 user  group   102 Aug  6 11:15 bandwidth


drwx------@  2 user  group    68 Aug  6 11:15 cloudcredentials


drwxr-xr-x@  2 user  group    68 Aug  6 11:15 custom


drwx------@ 19 user  group   646 Aug  6 11:15 events


drwx------@  2 user  group    68 Aug  6 11:15 extra


drwx------@  6 user  group   204 Aug  6 11:15 flipper


drwx------@  6 user  group   204 Aug  6 11:15 groups


drwx------@  2 user  group    68 Aug  6 11:15 jars


drwx------@  3 user  group   102 Aug  6 11:15 licensekeys


drwx------@  2 user  group    68 Aug  6 11:15 locations


-rw-------@  1 user  group   830 Aug  6 11:15 locations.cfg


drwx------@ 25 user  group   850 Aug  6 11:15 monitors


drwx------@  4 user  group   136 Aug  6 11:15 persistence


drwx------@ 16 user  group   544 Aug  6 11:15 pools


drwx------@  2 user  group    68 Aug  6 11:15 protection


drwx------@  3 user  group   102 Aug  6 11:15 rate


drwx------@ 20 user  group   680 Aug  6 11:15 rules


drwx------@  4 user  group   136 Aug  6 11:15 scripts


-rw-------@  1 user  group    30 Aug  6 11:15 security


drwx------@  2 user  group    68 Aug  6 11:15 services


drwx------@  2 user  group    68 Aug  6 11:15 servlets


-rw-------@  1 user  group   513 Aug  6 11:15 settings.cfg


drwx------@  2 user  group    68 Aug  6 11:15 slm


drwx------@  8 user  group   272 Aug  6 11:15 ssl


drwx------@  2 user  group    68 Aug  6 11:15 supplementarykeys


-rw-------@  1 user  group   652 Aug  6 11:15 updater.conf


-rw-------@  1 user  group   364 Aug  6 11:15 users


drwx------@ 13 user  group   442 Aug  6 11:15 vservers


-rw-------@  1 user  group  1045 Aug  6 11:15 zeusafm.conf


drwx------@  4 user  group   136 Aug  6 11:15 zxtms


TheDeathStar:tmpdir user$


Hope this helps