[Mailman-Users] Migrating from one server to another

Adam Cripps kabads at gmail.com
Fri Jan 7 18:36:52 CET 2005

On Fri, 7 Jan 2005 15:24:11 +0100, Gerhard Killesreiter
<killesreiter at physik.uni-freiburg.de> wrote:
> On Fri, 7 Jan 2005, Adam Cripps wrote:
> > We are in the process of migrating our old mailman server to another
> > piece of hardware. Currently the new hardware is a Suse server running
> > sendmail, with a mailman package installed (I'm not sure which
> > version). The old server is running Mailman 2.1.4. The Suse server has
> > apache installed and working sucessfully along with sendmail sending
> > and receiving mail. The next step is Mailman.
> >
> > What is the best plan of action for migrating the existing lists from
> > one server to another? Would it be to copy over the files which
> > control each list in to the software that is already installed on the
> > Suse server?
> That is what I've done recently. Make sure that the mailman installations
> are compatible and test the new setup before copying lists across. Also
> make sure Apache works as expected etc.
> Cheers,
>         Gerhard

Which files will  need to look transport if I leave Suse's standard
install on the target machine? Is there any documentation out there
specifying them?

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