cyrus 2.4 upgrade path?

Rudy Gevaert Rudy.Gevaert at
Mon Sep 27 05:53:10 EDT 2010

On 09/18/2010 04:25 PM, Bron Gondwana wrote:
> On Sat, Sep 18, 2010 at 08:52:01AM +0200, Rudy Gevaert wrote:
>> Dear list,
>> I've seen on the new website that 2.4 would be released soon.
>> We are really looking forward to the new improvements.
>> However, at this moment I'm busy with setting up our new cyrus
>> infrastructure.  I will need to migrate 4TB of data to this new
>> infrastructure.
>> Will updates from the current latest release be easy?  Just install
>> the new software and start up?  Or will more things need be taken
>> care of?
> Pretty much.  I will double-triple-check that of course.  It is an
> index upgrade, so it's hard to downgrade again afterwards.  You
> probably don't want to put the initial testing release onto your
> main production systems straight away.
> We did, but that's because we had me watching, and it had to be
> put through fire somewhere.
>> If it will not be easy then maybe I should consider waiting some
>> time?  (But I'm already overdue... :)
> It will be easy - easy upgrade is important :)  Replication between
> old and 2.4 doesn't work - but we're going to make sure murder does!
> Bron.

Thanks for the info Bron.  :)

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