Moving the server’s license and configuration files - Security Center 5.9

Security Center Installation and Upgrade Guide for Windows Cluster 5.9

Security Center 5.9

As part of configuring Security Center Server for a clustered environment, you must move the Genetec™ Server’s license file to an alternative path, and move the configuration files to the shared external storage.


  1. On both servers, stop the Genetec™ Server service and move the license file (license.gconfig) from C:\Program Files\Genetec Security Center 5.9\ConfigurationFiles to the Security Center root folder (C:\Program Files\Genetec Security Center 5.9).
  2. Use Notepad to create a file called ConfigurationPath.gconfig in the root folder to indicate the location (on your mirrored disk) of the configuration files.
    This file will contain four lines. It will point to your mirrored data drive as the location of your configuration files and your local root folder as the location of your license file. You can use the following as the contents of your ConfigurationPath.gconfig file.
    <?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
    <configurationPath path="N:\Genetec Security Center 5.9\ConfigurationFiles">
      <forceRoot name="License"/>
    NOTE: “N:\” represents the drive letter to the server’s external storage medium.
  3. Repeat the steps on the passive server node.
  4. On the active server node, move the configuration files from their default path to the new configuration folder on your mirrored data partition.
  5. Start the Genetec™ Server service on the active server node.