[ic] How to backup and upgrade
28 Mar 2001 17:57:07 -0500
DB <DB@clevelandcrystals.com> writes:
> If my host went under and I had to reinstall IC on a different
> machine, would a copy of the catalog directories be all that's
> needed to get back in business?
Pretty much. Don't forget the interchange.cfg that's in the base
interchange directory. It basically has system wide settings and a
list of all the catalogs.
> And what about upgrading to new versions as they come out? How does
> one upgrade without losing existing catalogs?
Mike has said that you can just install right on top of the old
version without any negative side-effects.
,----[ Miek Heins <firstname.lastname@example.org>, 24 Mar 01
| "Re: Will upgrading interchange clobber existing catalogs?" ]
| You should be able to simply install over the top of your existing
| 4.6.1 with no impact and no changes necessary. Just tar up a backup
| of the interchange software directory just in case.
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