×
INTELLIGENT WORK FORUMS
FOR COMPUTER PROFESSIONALS

Log In

Come Join Us!

Are you a
Computer / IT professional?
Join Tek-Tips Forums!
  • Talk With Other Members
  • Be Notified Of Responses
    To Your Posts
  • Keyword Search
  • One-Click Access To Your
    Favorite Forums
  • Automated Signatures
    On Your Posts
  • Best Of All, It's Free!
  • Students Click Here

*Tek-Tips's functionality depends on members receiving e-mail. By joining you are opting in to receive e-mail.

Posting Guidelines

Promoting, selling, recruiting, coursework and thesis posting is forbidden.

Students Click Here

Jobs

Upgrading to GW7.0.3 from 6.5.7

Upgrading to GW7.0.3 from 6.5.7

Upgrading to GW7.0.3 from 6.5.7

(OP)
Using the "Caledonia upgrade guide to 7", I upgraded all my domains to 7.0.3 from 6.5.7.
 
For my DOMAINS I did the recommended recover/validate ... the RECOVERs were SLOW in my posts/regions !!!!! About a hour each!!!!!
 
Now doing the post office REBUILDS, as recommended in the guide.  I have 19 regional/post post offices to rebuild.  I can't imagine waiting 19 hours for them to complete.
 
Can't I copy thier domain db here (locally), do the rebuild here (locally), and then replace the wphost.db file in the region/post?
 
 
David

RE: Upgrading to GW7.0.3 from 6.5.7

personally i dont see the need to rebuild the postoffice after an upgrade. (i only do a rebuild if i'm changing address and that's about it)

as long as you have updated the nlm's and the template files - then that should be adequate - once reloaded you will see the db level pop up

 

RE: Upgrading to GW7.0.3 from 6.5.7

(OP)
Thanks ... that's what I think I'll do. Just leave it at that.  Copying them to my location will be faster, but I'd have to change links and change them back and check if they are correct, etc, ...

I did this for a domain and I'm STILL trying to make the domain see the the original unc path (when I want to display the domain objectit is still asking be for the temp path).

Thanks ...

RE: Upgrading to GW7.0.3 from 6.5.7

When you upgrade, if you did it correctly, the Post Office should kick off a recover process automatically that updates the database to the new version, so you shouldn't have to do it manually.

Marvin Huffaker, MCNE
Marvin Huffaker Consulting, Inc.
A Novell Platinum Partner
http://www.redjuju.com

Red Flag This Post

Please let us know here why this post is inappropriate. Reasons such as off-topic, duplicates, flames, illegal, vulgar, or students posting their homework.

Red Flag Submitted

Thank you for helping keep Tek-Tips Forums free from inappropriate posts.
The Tek-Tips staff will check this out and take appropriate action.

Reply To This Thread

Posting in the Tek-Tips forums is a member-only feature.

Click Here to join Tek-Tips and talk with other members!

Close Box

Join Tek-Tips® Today!

Join your peers on the Internet's largest technical computer professional community.
It's easy to join and it's free.

Here's Why Members Love Tek-Tips Forums:

Register now while it's still free!

Already a member? Close this window and log in.

Join Us             Close