[Mailman-Users] Upgrade from 2.0.11 to 2.1.5
brad.knowles at skynet.be
Sat May 29 15:52:38 CEST 2004
At 3:41 PM -0500 2004/05/28, Young, Darren wrote:
> I'm in the middle of planning an upgrade of our mailman installation and
> was looking for some pointers.
You can take a look at
> First question on the move of machines, should I a) rsync everything
> over to the new server and just go or b) install from scratch on the new
> server. Any advice here would be great. What about the old lists? Simply
> copy the lists/* directory over? I tried the fresh install on the new
> server then copied over lists/* to the new machine (and /etc/aliases)
> and all seems to be ok so far.
Alternative, you could do the install on the new machine "clean",
then re-create all the configuration items for all the lists. When
you're done, you can import the subscriber list and the archives from
the old lists.
> Next, on the upgrade. Same basic questions, should I a) upgrade the
> previous version on disk or b) start from scratch and somehow import the
> lists over?
I don't like trying to do upgrades over a previous version, but
maybe that's just me.
Brad Knowles, <brad.knowles at skynet.be>
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