DataPlane Platform Administration
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Prerequisites for moving a DP Instance

Make sure the following prerequisites are met before you recover the instance.

Requirement Description
External database Your DP Instance configured for an external database, not the default embedded PostgreSQL. See Configure an external database for more information.
Local configuration backup Perform periodic backup of the following file:
Local keystore Backup Perform periodic backup of the following directory, especially after any operation that involves saving/editing your LDAP setup or cloud credentials:
Target DP Host Prepare a second host (the target) that has the same versions of DP Platform and DP apps software installed on the original host. Do NOT perform initialization of the target host until instructed.