Updating an adopted installation from 4.54
Jay R. Ashworth
jra at baylink.com
Tue Jun 17 15:19:47 IST 2008
On Tue, Jun 17, 2008 at 11:27:47AM +0200, Glenn Steen wrote:
> That's pretty much how you upgrade the source dist too:-).
> Install the new one to its own directory in /opt, use
> upgrade_MailScanner_conf on the old file, copy over any modified
> ruleset files... stop MS, relink to the new install, star
> MailScanner... Did I miss anything? Don't think so:-)
You missed that I don't know it as well as you do. :-)
> Install the new one to its own directory in /opt
Check. (well, actually, I'm putting it in /appl/ms4.69.3; FHS be
> use upgrade_MailScanner_conf on the old file
"On the old install"? It sounds like you mean "run the upgrade script
supplied with the new install against the old one". Do you?
> copy over any modified ruleset files...
from the old install to the new one...?
> stop MS, relink to the new install, start MailScanner...
This part I *think* I get, but I'm not 100% certain how the Sendmail
8.13 -> MailScanner link works. Is it in fact enough if I make sure
that /opt/MailScanner points to the new install's home directory once
I'm done? Is the only interface through the filesystem?
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