upgrade from 2.2.x to 2.3.x
simon.matter at invoca.ch
Wed Apr 1 02:15:41 EDT 2009
> On Tue, 2009-03-31 at 09:38 +0200, Simon Matter wrote:
>> > Planning on upgrading my server from...
>> > db4-4.2.52-7.3.el4
>> > cyrus-imapd-2.2.12-9.RHEL4
>> > to
>> > db4-4.3.29-9.fc6
>> > cyrus-imapd-2.3.14-1
>> Looks like you are going from RHEL4 to RHEL5?
>> > obviously, I can move the mail files but I'm also concerned with the
>> > various seen.db, mailboxes.db, annotations.db
>> > Do I just copy them over and use berkeley utilities to update them?
>> Looks like you use my rpms on RHEL5 right? Then you may want to first
>> update cyrus-imapd on RHEL4 to cyrus-imapd-2.3.14-1. Then start and stop
>> cyrus-imapd on RHEL4 and transfer all cyrus data to RHEL5 and start it
>> The RPM handles this by converting all berkeley DB's to skiplist in
>> shutdown and converting back as needed on startup. (I think the 2.2.12
>> already does this on RHEL4 but I'm not sure so just stop it and check
>> db files.)
> yes - yes - yes
> Yes, from CentOS 4 to CentOS 5
> Yes, from CentOS 4 cyrus-imapd package to Simon's package on CentOS 5
> Yes, shut it down, did 'rsync -ar' everything from /var/spool/imap
If you happen to run single instance store, make this 'rsync -aH' to
preserve the hardlinks.
> and /var/lib/imap, /etc/imapd.conf and /etc/cyrus.conf and generated new
> No - it all failed at startup. Did chown cyrus:mail on both directories
That's interesting because I don't think permissions have changed between
> recursively and it started up and seems to be running fine. Did a
> 'reconstruct -fr user.*' just to be safe...
> Thanks for the src packages and thanks for the reply but I didn't bother
> installing 2.3.x on my RHEL 4 and it doesn't seem to have mattered. I
> think I've almost done everything necessary in migrating my server to
> where I can shut down the old server now.
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