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Re: Migration 2.1.9 -->2.1.? Or help I am falling........

From: Mark Burgess
Subject: Re: Migration 2.1.9 -->2.1.? Or help I am falling........
Date: Fri, 03 Mar 2006 17:07:42 +0100

Mark - it's hard to advise you. I would start with 2.1.19p1 and work
with that. Set up cfservd copying with your test rig and get comfortable
with it. Then migrate slowly. You will no doubt bump into something
along the way, but... C'est la guerre, nez pah?


On Tue, 2006-02-28 at 07:44 -0800, Wolf, Mark W. wrote:
> I am hoping that some of you guru’s of cfengine can help me map out a roadmap 
> of sorts. Here is my dilemma; we had a consultant in that implemented 
> cfengine for us. The implementation does not use cfservd or cfenvd. Nor do we 
> have an update.conf file.  We use CVS to change configuration files and then 
> push the configuration out manually. Of course I am learning that this 
> implementation of cfengine is very limiting not to mention not standard. 
> Our current configuration has approximately 250 files and 35000 lines 
> (information provided by CVS Monitor ☺ )
> Where should I start? Should I start get the current version configured to 
> use cfservd, cfenvd and an update file? Or should I start from the beginning 
> with the new version and import config files a few at a time? What are the 
> incompatibilities and gotcha’s between 2.1.9 and 2.1.18 or 19? Should I 
> migrate to a version some where in between?
> I am sure there are many more questions to ask, I have to start some where. 
> I have the luxury of having two test servers to work with ☺.  
> Mark Wolf
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