Should I expect /var/surgemail to be the same size on server and mirror? I see a huge difference with the “du” command.
server: 11414664K /var/surgemail
mirror: 5328388K /var/surgemail
> On Dec 4, 2017, at 3:19 AM, surgemail-support <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Yes, should be good, do a resync and a resync_prune on the master first to be sure the mirror is in sync.
> On 4/12/2017 7:42 p.m., John Wilkes wrote:
>> I want to migrate my server to new hardware. If I copy the current server’s /usr/local/surgemail and /etc/surgemail.ini to the new hardware, and I copy /var/surgemail from my mirror to the new server hardware, will I have any problems?
>> The reason I want to do this is that the current server hardware is ancient and slow, and /var/surgemail is quite large. The mirror is running on new, faster hardware, and it will be much easier and faster to copy /var/surgemail from it instead of the current server.
>> I prefer to do the migration by copying files instead of turning the mirror into the server, installing a new mirror on new hardware, and doing a resync. But copying the server’s /var/surgemail will be slow and tedious, so I want to copy the mirror’s /var/surgemail to the new server instead.
>> If /var/surgemail is exactly the same on server and mirror, I think this migration method should work. Is there any reason that it won’t?
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