[CentOS] Upgrade mail server to new machine

John R Pierce pierce at hogranch.com
Tue Jun 24 17:50:18 UTC 2008

Tom Brown wrote:
>> Is there an easy way to copy all the user accounts and existing mail
>> from the old server to the new one?
> if local users copy /home/* /etc/passwd /etc/shadow after first making 
> sure there are no dupes on new system

I usually do this with yank/paste in vi or whatever, just 
cutting/copying the user entries, and leaving the standard accounts on 
the new system alone.   of course, be sure to copy the exact same 
entries into /etc/shadow!

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