Moving to new server on Bamboo 5.9.7

We are running a 2008 R2 server with Bamboo 5.9.7 using an SQL 2005 backend. We are trying to move our data to a 2012 server with SQL 2012 backend, also using Bamboo 5.9.7. 

We weren't sure whether this was considered a clone or a migration,  but decided to start with the migration instructions.

https://confluence.atlassian.com/display/BAMKB/Moving+Bamboo+between+machines

Bamboo 5.9.7 installs successfully, and I have created a Bamboo database that contains the same data (from a .bak export of the production DB) and tell the setup to use the database without overwriting the contents. This step works, and then I try to import the .zip backup of our production install. This step fails.

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Where might I go in the log files to examine where there errors were in the import zip? Should I try to just copy the home-directory from the production server? Should the production Bamboo instance be offline while the copy is done?

Thanks,

Stephen

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Did you copy over the application data?

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Is it part of any of these steps?

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If not, I very likely did not. How would I accomplish that step?

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Bamboo 5.9.7 installs successfully, and I have created a Bamboo database that contains the same data (from a .bak export of the production DB) and tell the setup to use the database without overwriting the contents. This step works, and then I try to import the .zip backup of our production install. This step fails.

There are 2 ways to migrate Bamboo instance: clone everything by hand or use import/export feature. The problem I see is that you are trying to use both these methods at once wink. If you want to migrate Bamboo by cloning DB +app data you don't need to import from .zip. If you want to migrate by importing, you should install Bamboo on empty DB - export zip contains all the data from the DB anyway.

If you still have problems setting up your Bamboo I suggest contacting Atlassian Support

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