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Transferring Chromeleon data from an old PC to a new PC

Issue

How do I transfer data from an old PC to a new PC?

Environment

Chromeleon

Resolution

  1. Install Chromeleon on the new PC. Please follow the steps in the document “CM7ID_305-CM7-Station-Software-Installation-Guide After Software IQ and OQ are successfully passed, continue with step 2. 
  2. Dismount existing Chromeleon Local data vault and stop the Chromeleon services on the old pc. 
  3. Dismount Data Vault Chromeleon Local in the Data Vault Manager.
  4. Stop all Chromeleon services on the computer.
  5. Copy data vault files. Navigate to C:\ProgramData\Dionex\Chromeleon\DataVaults and copy the Folder “ChromeleonLocal” into a shared folder in the network or an external hard drive.
  6. Dismount existing Chromeleon Local data vault and stop the Chromeleon services on the new pc. 
  7. Dismount Data Vault ChromeleonLocal in the Data Vault Manager.
  8. Stop all Chromeleon services on the computer.
  9. Copy data vault files from the shared folder or external hard drive to the new. PC Navigate to C:\ProgramData\Dionex\Chromeleon\DataVaults and delete the existing “ChromeleonLocal” Folder. Copy the Folder “ChromeleonLocal” from the shared folder in the network or an external hard drive to this location.
  10. Start the Chromeleon services and mount Chromeleon Local data vault on the new pc.
  11. Start all Chromeleon services on the computer.
  12. Mount Data Vault ChromeleonLocal in the Data Vault Manager.
  13. Open Chromeleon console and check for accessibility and content of the restored data. After the successful mounting of the Data Vault, ensure that the Data Vault can be opened in Chromeleon Console. Open sequences and check if the content is as expected in terms of injection table, methods, reports, submit status, and especially if the injection raw data and audit trails can be opened.

 

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