How to break out of IP address change during migration from SMG on Ubuntu to SMG on SLES appliance

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  • 11-Oct-2019
  • 11-Oct-2019


GWAVA (Secure Messaging Gateway) 7


During the migration from SMG on Ubuntu  appliance to SMG on SLES appliance, it is designed to change the IP address on both servers. It will give the new SMG on SLES appliance the IP of the SMG on Ubuntu server. The reason for this, is to make it easier after the migration, so mail will start routing to it immediately. How can this be prevented?


To break out of the IP address change, during the migration, do the following:

Note: In this example the SMG on Ubuntu (the server being replaced) server's IP Address is The new SMG on SLES (replacement server) server's IP Address is

1) During the required portion of the "Replace existing SMG server" process, (On the server being replaced (SMG on Ubuntu server), instructions state to go to the /opt/gwava/replace directory and execute: sudo ./ At the end of this step you will see the following screen: