[freeside-users] Moving data from one server to another?
ivan at 420.am
Tue Oct 31 06:14:44 PST 2006
On Tue, Oct 31, 2006 at 02:40:54AM -0500, Sales at MichianaWireless.Com wrote:
> Well this example worked fine. Seems like all my data is intact.
You are missing cust_main_county table which contains tax rates.
Possibly other tables too?
> Configuration was not imported.
> Why testing things out I tried to issue a bill now on my test account and it
> breaks with the following:
> Error processing your request
> Your request could not be processed because of the following error:
> fatal: can't find tax rate for state/county/country/taxclass IN//US/
> When I go and look at view/edit locales and tax rates it opens as:
> Click on expand country to specify a country's tax rates by state.
> Click on expand state to specify a state's tax rates by county.
> Country State County Taxclass
> (per-package classification) Tax name
> (printed on invoices) Tax Exemption
> Nothing is listed. I do have Locale::SubCountry installed. Any ideas?
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: freeside-users-bounces at sisd.com [mailto:freeside-users-
> > bounces at sisd.com] On Behalf Of Richard Siddall
> > Sent: Saturday, September 23, 2006 7:07 PM
> > To: Freeside users mailing list
> > Subject: Re: [freeside-users] Moving data from one server to another?
> > Sales at MichianaWireless.Com wrote:
> > > I have a current working installation of freeside on an older server
> > where
> > > the raid drives are now getting errors and are messed up. The server has
> > to
> > > be started in rescue mode. So I am setting up a new freeside
> > installation on
> > > a new computer and I would like to know how do you get the DATA from the
> > > 'other' freeside install to the 'new' freeside install?
> > >
> > It's something like this. Prior to going live with Freeside we did a
> > backup/restore test and this is a lightly edited version of the notes
> > from the test.
> > How to restore a Freeside installation:
> > For PostgreSQL, it's:
> > 1/ Install the Freeside RPMs or install from the tarball, etc. (You
> > don't do the whole "new install" procedure as you want to restore a
> > database dump instead of creating a new, empty database.)
> > 2/ Restore the configuration files. They
> > were in /usr/local/etc/freeside/conf*
> > 3/ Create the freeside database user:
> > su postgres -c 'createuser -P -A -d freeside'
> > 4/ Create an empty freeside database:
> > su freeside -c 'createdb freeside'
> > (Note: at this point you can use createdb --template=template0 to ensure
> > an empty database
> > or createdb --template=template1 to create a database with your local
> > enhancements.)
> > 5/ Assuming your database dump* is in
> > /usr/local/etc/freeside/freeside.sql, load that into the database using:
> > su postgres -c 'psql freeside <
> > 'usr/local/etc/freeside/freeside.sql'
> > (Note: you must perform this as the postgres user as the dump contains
> > commands only the database superuser can perform.)
> > (Note: if you're restoring an outsource database instead of the main
> > freeside database, replace the database name, freeside in the example
> > above, with the outsource database name.)
> > 6/ Restore any authentication database you use if not using basic HTTP
> > authentication. (Files for this are usually located under
> > /usr/local/etc/freeside, so they will have been restored under step 2
> > above.)
> > 7/ I think you need to run dbdef-create at this point. (The notes
> > indicate you do, but we didn't discover this straight off.)
> > *freeside-daily will produce a database dump if you have set up the
> > configuration to enable the dump.
> > This assumes all the versions of software are the same on the old and
> > new machines. If you upgrade anything, you may have to make some
> > alterations to the database schema or the dump file. You're probably
> > better off installing the same version as on the old machine and then
> > doing an upgrade.
> > Obviously, you should go into the new installation and spot check to
> > make sure that the contents agree with the old installation.
> > Regards,
> > Richard.
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