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Re: [opensuse-buildservice] Process for migrating OBS to a new server
  • From: "Florent Vennetier (Intel OTC)" <florent@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 17 Oct 2011 09:06:22 +0200
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Here you can find a procedure :


Florent Vennetier
Intel Open Source Technology Center

Le 15/10/2011 21:44, Adrian Schröter a écrit :

Am Freitag, 14. Oktober 2011, 17:01:46 schrieb Malcolm Fernandes:

> We have a local OBS instance (openSUSE 11.2) and we are running

> obs-server-2.1.10-1.1.i586


> The plan is to move to a new server and migrate the OBS data to the new

> server.


> * Note that we are not using an appliance.


> The new server is running openSUSE 11.4 and we have installed

> obs-server-2.1.11-4.5.x86_64 on that server.


> What is the best way to migrate the data (OBS projects, etc.) across to the

> new server. We've looked for any relevant documentation, but could not

> find anything.


> This is what we did to prototype the migration:


> - rsync everything from oldserver:/srv/obs/* to newserver:/srv/obs

> - mysqldump on old server and then on the new server 'mysql < dump.db'

> - Bringup all OBS services on the new server.

sounds good.

> >

> Not sure if we have missed any steps or if there is a better way about going

> about this. Could you please point us to any related documentation or

> describe the proper process for the scenario described above.

I don't have any. But when you document the process, I would be happy to include it into our reference book :)

> Thanks,


> Mal


Adrian Schroeter

SUSE Linux Products GmbH

email: adrian@xxxxxxx

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