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Re: moving cyrus imap



On Fri, 2006-03-03 at 14:14 -0800, Robert Bell wrote:
> 
> > For my home IMAP server I did the following.  I use saslauthd and mech
> > PLAIN.  Your auth method may require more.
> > 
> > Backup:
> > 
> >         /etc/imapd.conf
> >         /etc/cyrus.conf
> >         /var/lib/imap
> >         /var/spool/imap
> >         /etc/mail
> > 
> > If the new box is running a different version of DB then you will need
> > to convert the old database info to the new format.  See:
> > 
> > https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=160317
> > 
> > for details of the conversion (specifically Comment #7).
> > 
> > Make sure cyrus-imapd, saslauthd and sendmail are not running before
> > restoring the above files.  Start those services when the restore is
> > complete
> 
> Thanks Bob. Actually I hate doing this (mail)  because I forget
> everything until I have maintenance to do.  I've got cyrus+postfix
> with Web-cyradm. How can I check the version of the DB?  I'll also
> need to move all my MySQL databases is that just as easy?
> -- 

Robert,

Me too!  The benefit, it just works.  The curse, you can't remember how
to maintain it. 

I'm not up on postfix or web-cyradm, but the name sounds intriguing.
I'm not a big fan of using cyradm.  

I believe you can glean the DB4 rev with RPM.  

        rpm -q db4
        db4-4.3.27-3

FC4 is 4.3, FC3 was 4.2.

I can't help with MySQL.

Bob...





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