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Re: Migrating Ver 2.1.5 to Ver 2.5.5

From: cajun (cajuncajuninc.com)
Date: Fri Sep 24 2010 - 14:51:33 CDT


On 09/24/2010 01:41 AM, Ralf Hildebrandt wrote:
> * cajun<cajuncajuninc.com>:
>>
>> I'm migrating a working Ver 2.1.5 server to Ver 2.5.5 (on a new box).
>>
>> Two questions:
>>
>> 1) I assume it would not be a good thing just to copy main.cf&
>> master.cf along with the associated .db files to the new server as I
>> can see lots has changed. I'm assuming that a line-by-line
>> walk-through and comparison of the old& new files is prudent copying
>> over only the portions that I'm sure are relevant.
>
> It's usually safe to copy them and let postfix upgrade them

Thanks Ralf! There's at least 10,000 things I don't know about Postfix.
This was certainly one of them.

>
>> 2) I'm pretty sure there are variables in main.cf that are deprecated
>> from the older version to the newer version. Is there a way that I
>> can easily locate these changes to the variables?
>
> That's hard :)
>

Yup, that's what I thought.

Thanks again

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