[jadmin] Moving form .1 to .2 and also a new system

kiss the sun and walk on air peter.royal at pobox.com
Tue Feb 19 16:45:57 CST 2002


On Tue, Feb 19, 2002 at 01:31:03PM -0800, Patrick Nelson wrote:
> 3.  Modify the DNS A entry to point to the new server
> 4.  Send a message of "Shutting Down" to all users
> 5.  Shut down jabber 1.4.1 on the old server.
> 6.  Start Jabber 1.4.2 on the new server.
> 7.  Everyone logs in again not noticing what happened
> 8.  There is peace and tranquility in the universe
> 
> Is that good plan?  Am I forgetting something?  Will it work?

If you are doing this during the day, you will probably need to force
client machines to forget the old server IP address. I know Windows
clients cache DNS settings for a little while at least. ipconfig
/flushdns clears the cache.
-pete

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