[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.
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