About This Manual
This book, Perforce Server Administrator's Guide: Multi-Site Deployment (previously titled Distributing Perforce), is a guide intended for administrators responsible for installing, configuring, and maintaining multiple interconnected or replicated Perforce services. Administrators of sites that require only one instance of the Perforce service will likely find the Perforce Server Administrator's Guide: Fundamentals sufficient.
This guide assumes familiarity with the material in the Perforce Server Administrator's Guide: Fundamentals.
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What's new in this guide for the 2015.1 update
This section provides a list of changes to this guide for the Perforce Server 2015.1 update release. For a list of all new functionality and major bug fixes in Perforce Server 2015.1, see the Perforce Server 2015.1 Release Notes.
- The broker can use multiple command handlers
See Filter programs for information about the new
CONTINUEaction, which allows you to specify multiple command handlers.
Updates and corrections
- Using the rpl.forward.login configurable
rpl.forward.loginconfigurable should be set for all replicas, not all servers.
- More replica types are available
See How replica types handle requests for additional information on additional replica types.
See Enabling SSL support for information about the use of the
P4TRUSTenvironment variable to secure communication in a distributed environment.
- Working with promoted shelves
See Promoting shelved changelists for additional information on working with promoted shelves.