Shutdown sequence on a Three Tier NFA

Document ID : KB000010035
Last Modified Date : 14/02/2018
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Introduction:

Shutdown sequence for three tier NFA.

Background:

We have 3 NFA servers (one console, one DSA, one harvester, for NetFlow, could you send me the detailed instruction for these 3 servers to be shut down properly and physically moved to another data center? The same IP will be kept.

Environment:
NFA 9.3.x
Instructions:

These are the recommended steps to shutdown and power off the NFA servers. 

The main concern is to shutdown MySql successfully to not cause any DB damage. 

 

Shut down the servers in the following order and power up in reverse order. 

 

Harvester: 

1. Load Services 

2. Stop the following services: 

       NetQoS NQMySql 

            CA MySql     (This will should the following services. If not then stop them manually) 

            CA NFA Reaper 

            CA NFA DNS/SNMP Proxies 

            CA NFA Harvester 

            CA NFA Poller 

            CA NFA Data Retention 

 

Check for any other CA* or NETQoS service and shut them down manually. 

At this point the harvester server can be shutdown. 

 

DSA: 

1. Load Services 

2. Stop the following services: 

       NetQoS NQMySql 

            CA MySql (This will should the following services. If not then stop them manually) 

            CA NFA DSALoader 

            CA NFA Data Retention 

            CA NFA Pump 

 

Check for any other CA* or NETQoS service and shut them down manually. 

At this point the DSA server can be shutdown. 

 

NFA Console: 

1. Load Services 

2. Stop the following services: 

        CA MySql (This will should the following services. If not then stop them manually) 

            NetQoS ReporterAnalyzer General Services 

            NetQoS ReporterAnalyzer Query Services 

            NetQoS ReporterAnalyzer Watchdog 

            NetQoS ReporterAnalyzer Pump Service 

            NetQoS ReporterAnalyzer Report Service 

            NetQoS Reporter Manager Service 

 

Check for any other NETQoS or CA* service and shut them down manually. 

At this point the NFA Console server can be shutdown. 

 

Additional Information:

Reference case #00676819