Using the Change Server IP Address Utility

Following these steps to update the IP address used by the Vocera Voice Server software.

  1. Log in to the Vocera Voice Server computer with administrator privileges.
  2. Shut down the Vocera Voice Server. In the Vocera Control Panel, choose Run > Exit. Click OK to confirm.
  3. From the Windows Start menu, select Settings > Control Panel > Administrative Tools > Services. The Services window appears, displaying the list of installed Windows services.
  4. Confirm that all Vocera services have shut down. This includes Vocera Launcher, MySQL, Apache2, Tomcat, and the Nuance Watcher Daemon. If any one of these services is running, right-click it and choose Stop.
  5. Choose Start > Programs > Vocera > Change Server IP Address.
  6. Specify the old IP address used by the Vocera Voice Server and the new IP address.
    By default, the old IP address is the value of the VOCERA_LOCAL_HOST_ADDRESS environment variable and the new IP address is the current NIC address of the server.
  7. Click Change IP.
    The utility proceeds to update the server.
  8. Select Yes, I want to restart my computer now, and then click Finish.

    After the server restarts, the Vocera Voice Serverlaunches and displays the Vocera Control Panel.

    Note: All changes made by the Change Server IP Address utility are saved to a log file named IPAddressChange.log in the InstallLogs-Vocera directory.