Red Hat Linux/BDB dependencies upgrade questions

Rob Siemborski rjs3 at
Thu Dec 12 10:31:54 EST 2002

On Thu, 12 Dec 2002, Simon Matter wrote:

> AFAIK, it should be possible to convert all db's on the old server to
> flat, which seems to be the most secure way. Then transfer the data to
> the new server and simply start Cyrus using 'service cyrus-imapd start'.
> All db's should then be converted automagically to the required format.

You can't do this with tls_sessions.db, but then again, you can also
safely wipe tls_sessions.db and start over.

Likewise, saving duplicate.db is not strictly necessary for operation of
the server (though it will screw up duplicate delivery tracking if you do,
of course).


Rob Siemborski * Andrew Systems Group * Cyert Hall 207 * 412-268-7456
Research Systems Programmer * /usr/contributed Gatekeeper

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