Standby server becomes the primary server after upgrading the BlackBerry Mobile Voice System server with High Availability

Article ID: KB34715

Type: Support Content

Last Modified: 08-28-2013


Product(s) Affected:

  • BlackBerry Mobile Voice System
  • BlackBerry Mobile Voice System 5.3
  • BlackBerry 10 OS
  • DT 7446872

After upgrading from BlackBerry Mobile Voice System 5.2 SP1 High Availability to 5.3 High Availability, the standby server becomes the primary.


Complete the following:

  1. Perform a full backup of the BlackBerry Configuration Database.
  2. Take the Standby server offline.
  3. Upgrade the computer that hosts the secondary MVS Session Manager instance.
  4. Bring the upgraded server instance back online.
  5. Fail-over to the MVS 5.3 server.
  6. Upgrade the computer that hosts the other MVS Server in the High Availability pair.
  7. Bring the Server online.
  8. Revert servers back to original Primary and Standby state.


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