Establishing a migration or disaster recovery strategy for your SQL Diagnostic Manager Repository and Services allows you to preserve historical data and existing configuration settings. You can also continue monitoring your SQL Server environment to meet your auditing requirements.
SQL Diagnostic Manager Application security is not maintained when your SQL Diagnostic Manager installation is migrated to a new server.
This process helps you execute a migration or disaster recovery strategy that addresses one of the following situations:
- The computer hosting SQL Diagnostic Manager requires maintenance, such as new hardware or a software upgrade (Microsoft Windows or SQL Server Service Pack)
- The computer hosting SQL Diagnostic Manager becomes permanently unavailable
- You decommission and replace the computer hosting SQL Diagnostic Manager
Refer to the following when migrating your SQL Diagnostic Manager installation: