[freeside-users] Upgrade Question

Rob rob at stupidguytalk.org
Wed Jan 23 11:23:39 PST 2008

I will give it a go this weekend....

Thanks for your reply!
Have a good one


Richard Siddall wrote:
> Rob wrote:
>> We have a production version of freeside running version 1.58 along with 
>> RT 3.4.4
>> We would like to migrate this to a new server and upgrade.
>> Preferably we would like to leave the old server intact in case we have 
>> any problems.
>> I have done a new install on the new server, is there a way to migrate 
>> and upgrade to the new server from the 1.58 version?
>> New server is running freeside v1.7.2
> Sorry for the delay in responding.  I was hoping to find some time to 
> try some of the following, but that hasn't happened.
> The conservative approach seems to be:
> 1/ Install Freeside 1.5.8 on the new server.
> 2/ Restore the database from the old server on the new server as in the
> disaster recovery notes on the Freeside wiki:
> http://www.freeside.biz/mediawiki/index.php/Freeside:1.7:Documentation:DisasterRecovery
> 3/ After making sure the database was successfully restored, follow the
> Freeside 1.7.2 upgrade notes:
> http://www.freeside.biz/mediawiki/index.php/Freeside:1.7:Documentation:Upgrading
> You may be able to avoid installing 1.5.8 if you copy all the data files 
> across from the old server, including the dbdef.dbi.* directory, and 
> restore the database but don't do the dbdef-create step but instead go 
> straight into the 1.7.2 upgrade instructions.  (The data and 
> configuration files should be in approximately the same state when you 
> start the upgrade as if you had been running 1.5.8 on the new machine.) 
>   You can't check the restore was successful until the 1.7.2 upgrade is 
> complete.
> Since you want to keep the old server intact, the approach of upgrading 
> on the old machine and then restoring the database on the new machine 
> isn't an option.
> Not sure what you do about RT.  We don't use it yet.
> Regards,
> 	Richard Siddall
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