Moving Servers

Simon Matter simon.matter at
Fri May 12 09:46:50 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?

I never had any problems. However, as I said, if you want to use my rpms I
strongly suggest to take the current 2.3.3 package. If you don't use the
RHEL4 package anyway, there's no reason to stay with 2.2.


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