how does cyrus replication failover work?

Patrick Boutilier boutilpj at
Sun Feb 28 14:17:45 EST 2010

On 02/28/2010 02:52 PM, Thomas Vogt wrote:
> Hi
> I've to move a large cyrus entity from one facility to another with no
> or at least a little downtime.
> I thought I setup a second cyrus entity on my new data center and use
> cyrus replication to transfer all data to this new cyrus slave. After
> all mails are copied, the slave will become the primary backend server
> for a couple of hours. At this point I'll transfer my cyrus master to
> the new location (physical).
> After everything is done, how do i copy all new mails from the slave
> back to my master who was offline for a couple of hours?

I haven't tested this but I am pretty sure you could just do the 
opposite and replicate the the slave back to the master.

> Regards,
> Thomas
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