boutilpj at ednet.ns.ca
Fri Feb 27 09:57:21 EST 2004
Rick ter Schele wrote:
>>>>>>"Wil" == Wil Cooley <wcooley at nakedape.cc> writes:
> >> I need to move a Cyrus IMAP server that's running on one (Debian)
> >> machine to another. The move should be transparent to the users. Is
> >> there a howto or step-by-step guide for doing this? Any tips on the
> >> dos and don'ts?
> Wil> Are you /only/ changing hardware? Will your installed version of
> Wil> Cyrus, OS, etc. all remain more or less the same? If so, then you
> Wil> should pretty much just be able to use 'rsync'. You'll of course have
> Wil> to change your hostname if it's hard-coded for Postfix and change your
> Wil> DNS.
> This is exactly the answer I was hoping to get, although there was the worry
> that it would turn out to be more convoluted. I'll give it a shot.
Depending on how much data you have to transfer you might want to try
tar over ssh. rsync can take quite a while to build the file list.
> Thanks Wil.
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