Martin Kosek wrote:
> On 11/04/2015 10:27 AM, Prashant Bapat wrote:
>> Ack. But in a live replicated setup wont upgrading from F21->F22 and
>> F22->F23 take a long time. I mean couple of hours ?
> It will take some outage time, yes. But if you have appropriate number of
> replicas and are upgrading one by one, you should be fine - the clients should
> fail over to other replicas.
>> Are there any other ways to do this. Perhaps do a fresh install of F23 and
>> then restore data from FreeIPA 4.1.4 (F21) ?
> FreeIPA upgrade also updates the data themselves. Restoring old data and
> configuration files on fresh F23 using full backup + running the upgrade may
> work, but there may be also a lot of hurdles. It is not really a tested 
> approach.

Or he could one by one install a new F23 system and configure it as a
new master to replace one of the old ones until they are all running F23.

I'm pretty sure backup/restore only works within the same version.


>> On 4 November 2015 at 14:52, Martin Kosek <> wrote:
>>> On 11/04/2015 10:15 AM, Lukas Slebodnik wrote:
>>>> On (04/11/15 14:37), Prashant Bapat wrote:
>>>>> Hi All,
>>>>> We rolled out freeipa in our setup somewhere in beginning of 2015. Since
>>>>> then there have been couple of new releases. Latest being 4.2.3.
>>>>> The FreeIPA servers are installed on Fedora 21 hosts and at this point
>>>>> there is no direct way of upgrading to 4.2.3 unless we also upgrade the
>>> OS.
>>>>> The COPR repos do not support Fedora 21.
>>>> Fedora 23 was released yesterday.
>>>> It means then Fedora 21 will be out of support in a month.
>>>> I would definitelly recomment to upgrade it to newer Fedora.
>>> +1. I did the same actually for FreeIPA demo which was also running on F21
>>> before:
>>> I had to do it in two steps: F21->F22, F22->F23.
>>> If you make sure that F22->F23 upgrade updates to freeipa-4.2.3-1.fc23 or
>>> later
>>> (, it
>>> should
>>> work just fine.
>>>> If you do not want t upgrade so often you might use FreeIPA
>>>> on CentOS 7
>>>> LS

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