[CentOS] Moving files to new server
Thomas E Dukes
edukes at alltel.net
Sun Mar 12 17:17:59 UTC 2006
> -----Original Message-----
> From: centos-bounces at centos.org
> [mailto:centos-bounces at centos.org] On Behalf Of Les Mikesell
> Sent: Saturday, March 11, 2006 10:33 PM
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> Subject: RE: [CentOS] Moving files to new server
> On Sat, 2006-03-11 at 20:32, Thomas E Dukes wrote:
> > I think the 'fresh' install of CentOS created an LVM
> filesystem which
> > I don't have on the old machine. I copied /etc passwd,
> groups, shadow
> > and gshadow as you suggested in a previous post about a week ago.
> > That worked fine. I copied /home, /var, /root using rsync -avz. I
> > think /etc got me, specifically /etc/fstsb. I made a copy
> of fstab on
> > the new machine but it wouldn't let me copy back over it after the
> > transfer. I'll be sure not to do that again. But I'm
> going to need
> > /etc/httpd, /etc/sendmail, etc, etc, etc... (no pun intended).
> Yes, /etc/fstab would be much different on a new LVM based
> install than an old install with version-level upgrades.
> Likewise for many other config files. You should probably
> copy the old files over to some other location on the new
> machine, diff against the default versions and edit in the
> parts you need. Otherwise you may be missing some new
> settings or different defaults that have been added to the
> new versions.
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