How do I copy settings from one HTPC to another?

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How do I copy settings from one HTPC to another?

Post#1 » Sat Mar 17, 2018 3:52 pm

I set up EPG123 for the first time.
It took a considerable amount of time to go through all the channels and set everything up the way I wanted.
And I need to duplicate this EPG123 install on three more PC's.
But I can't figure out how to do this?

I did a "backup" and then copied the backup to the second HTPC and restored it.
But not all settings came through and it's kind of wonky.
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Post#2 » Sat Mar 17, 2018 4:31 pm

CZ Eddie wrote:I set up EPG123 for the first time.
It took a considerable amount of time to go through all the channels and set everything up the way I wanted.
And I need to duplicate this EPG123 install on three more PC's.
But I can't figure out how to do this?

The best thing to do would be for 1 computer to download, create and share the MXF file to the other computers. The other computers will be updated using the Client Mode update. If you still plan on doing updates individually on the HTPCs, you just need to copy the epg123.cfg file over. You will also need to make sure they update at different times... there can only be 1 token with SD at a time.

CZ Eddie wrote:I did a "backup" and then copied the backup to the second HTPC and restored it.
But not all settings came through and it's kind of wonky.

This will not work. You will have to setup those "restored" HTPCs again. The problem is it may look right, but the tuners won't be setup correctly since the UUID on one station will not be the same as the UUID on the other station.
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Post#3 » Sat Mar 17, 2018 5:30 pm

Thanks, Gary.
I guess this would be a feature request for future app updates then. :)

I'll have a 24 hour online server in the near future, so I'll wait till then to learn how to set up EPG123 with that idea in mind.
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