migration howto?

Rick ter Schele rts at kotona.demon.nl
Fri Feb 27 03:46:20 EST 2004

>>>>> "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.

Thanks Wil.

Home Page: http://asg.web.cmu.edu/cyrus
Wiki/FAQ: http://cyruswiki.andrew.cmu.edu
List Archives/Info: http://asg.web.cmu.edu/cyrus/mailing-list.html

More information about the Info-cyrus mailing list