So you’ve successfully installed and configured the RadioDJ database.
Now you have it installed its a good idea if once in a while you do some basic maintenance to ensure optimum operation.
Recently a couple of users of RadioDJ free radio automation software asked how they should go about transferring the RadioDJ settings to a new computer.
Are there files that I can copy and paste onto the new machine so it will have the same rotation, cue marks, events, and other settings? Please advise.
If you’re just running RadioDJ with no webpage linked to the RadioDJ database, then you probably don’t want to add any exceptions to your firewall.
If you’re using a request system and need this extra functionality, you’ll first of all need to make sure your web host has the right ports open. Without this, there’s no point proceeding any further on this article. Check the database utility > Database installation tab. You’ll see the IP address of your server in the MySQL Server box. If there’s a colon followed by more numbers at the end, this is your port number. If there’s no colon, you’re probably using the default port 3306.
You’ll also need to configure port forwarding on your router as well, google the manufacturer’s instruction manual for this bit.
Now for the easy part, configuring the firewall.
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To resolve this you can usually just start the service manually:
This can easily be resolved with the database utility and a short SQL script.