[Mailman-Users] move a list over servers

Jon Carnes jonc at nc.rr.com
Thu Jan 1 21:24:50 CET 2004

You're right about the data files, but it won't hurt in the least to
move the whole thing over and then install the new Mailman.  The new
Mailman is designed to install right over top of an existing one and
then to upgrade the existing lists on the fly.

Good Luck with whichever way you do it!

Jon Carnes

On Thu, 2004-01-01 at 14:12, john walsh wrote:
> Hi,
> If I am moving an existing mailman from one server to another - what files 
> do I need to copy ?
> The new server will be setup the same as the old server, same dir layout... 
> but may
> be a different kernel/linux (or even mailman, but all post 2.1.2).
> I was looking in the mailman home directory, and as far as I can see
> the only directories which contain any data for a list are:
> archives/
> lists/
> logs/
> So if I make a clean installation of mailman on my new server, and then copy 
> over those
> directories from the old server - will that work ?
> Thanks,
> John.
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