Assistant (DMA) assists you with the first step in migrating Cisco Prime
Collaboration Assurance Serviceability data from earlier versions (11.5 or
11.6) by exporting this data in a format that Cisco Prime Collaboration
Assurance Serviceability can read.
Whenever you migrate
from 11.1 to another version it will be on the same Cisco Prime Collaboration
Assurance server. For example, you have 11.5 and want to upgrade to 11.6. This
means, in the Cisco Prime Collaboration Assurance equipment with the 11.5
version, the command to migrate to the latest versions is executed. So,
migration happens in the same Cisco Prime Collaboration Assurance.
In version 12.1, the
operating system is changed to CentOS. Hence, during migration, you must
execute the backup utility in 11.x. Consequently, you must download the backup
utility from CCO, execute it on the Cisco Prime Assurance server with 11.x.
This action will generate a target (tar) file and upload it onto a sFTP remote
DMA is meant for
moving data from 11.x to 12.1.
In 12.1 - To perform
DMA, click DMA. Provide sFTP details and start the migration process. It
downloads backup file from sFTP server and migrates the database. It is a
one-time activity. On successful DMA migration, the data from 11.x server is
available in 12.1 server. The login password remain unchanged (will be the 12.1