Replication between versions 2.5.7 and 2.4.17?

Karl Pielorz kpielorz_lst at
Thu Apr 14 04:58:42 EDT 2016

--On 12 April 2016 11:00 -0400 Giles Malet <gdmalet at> wrote:

>> The 2.4.17 server has a partner it replicates to. If we update the main
>> server to 2.5.7 - is this still able to replicate to it's 2.4.17 partner?
> Although this doesn't really answer your question, we did the reverse,
> updating the replica and running like that for a few days before getting
> around to the main server, and everything *seemed* alright, although I
> must admit I didn't look too hard. I did verify by checking the logs and
> looking at a few files that at least some updates were coming through, so
> it was not a show-stopper. Perhaps that's another option for you to
> consider.
> g


Thanks for the reply. I think at this stage we've decided to setup 2 * 
2.5.7 servers replicated, and then effectively replace both at once.

At least that way we can be sure it's a 2.5.7 talking to a similar one - 
and hopefully avoid any weird issues that might have occurred.



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