Moving Servers

Michael Johnson kaiser at
Fri May 12 09:24:48 EDT 2006

On May 12, 2006, at 7:41 AM, Simon Matter wrote:

>> The other thing that you might want to be aware of is the BDB  
>> versions
>> on both RH boxes. In the past, after an rsync, I've had to fiddle  
>> with
>> the berkeley dbs for deliver.db and a few others I don't recall at  
>> the
>> moment...
>> I usually do a test run, rsync everything and connect to the new box,
>> then have a script handy that shuts down both servers, rsyncs,  
>> then does
>> any db_recover/upgrade, etc. then brings up the new server...this way
>> you can minimize down time.
> That's exactly what my rpms handle but those shipped with RHEL  
> don't :)

I'm glad I asked.  I'll work on the upgrade.

Now for a related question:

If I update the RHEL3 machine's 2.2.8 to 2.2.12 from the src.rpm, are  
there any gotchas there?


Progress is impossible without change, and those who cannot change  
their minds cannot change anything.

                     --G.B. Shaw

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