[CentOS] Re: Migration from RH9

Ugo Bellavance ugob at lubik.ca
Thu Nov 22 14:51:41 UTC 2007

Ugo Bellavance wrote:
> Hi,
>     I will probably have to migrate a few servers running Red Hat 9 to 
> CentOS and I'd like to have opinions.  One server to migrate is running 
> Fedora core 4.
> Anyone has experience with that?  I'm not too scared about sendmail, 
> Bind, apache/PHP (except that maybe the PHP upgrade may break the 
> website, but this is easily managed and can be tested), ftp.
> However, I don't know dansguardian much, but I guess it would be a good 
> idea to integrate it with squid.
> I don't know squid much, but depending on what they're doing with it, it 
> should be fairly simple.
> For samba, are there major changes between the default version in RH9 
> and Centos4 or 5?
> Anyone migrated a perforce environment?
> I'm also wondering whether I migrate them to centos3, 4, or 5.  3 would 
> be to make the transition easier, while still letting them have many 
> years of security updates.
> 4 is the version I use most, I barely touched 5.
> 5 would be for xen and... your ideas?
> I usually use OpenVZ for virtualization, but they might want to 
> virtualize windows servers too, which OpenVZ can't do.
> Any input would be appreciated,

No answer yet... I guess I must have done something wrong in my post.

I'll try to get more details about what is to be done and I'll post 
again.  Still, if you have an advice about anything in my original post, 
  please let me know.


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