On Mon, 27 Jun 2016 08:59:14 -0400 Robert wrote:
RS> On Mon, 27 Jun 2016 08:09:59 +0200 Martin wrote:
RS> MB> On 26.06.2016 08:17, Robert Story wrote:  
RS> MB> > Hello,
RS> MB> >
RS> MB> > I was running a single ipa instance on Centos 7 for a small lab
RS> MB> > (ipa-server-4.2.0-15.0.1.el7.centos.17.x86_64), and the disk was 
RS> MB> > I have a (mostly) full backup (/var/log/ and /var/run/ excluded), 
which I
RS> MB> > restored. ipa server didn't start, and wanted me to run
RS> MB> > ipa-server-upgrade. This failed, and I see this in the log:
RS> MB> > [...]
RS> MB> Hello, upgrader refuses to upgrade because check which requires 
RS> MB> /var/lib/ipa  failed. Upgrader thinks that IPA is not installed.
RS> MB> 
RS> MB> So are you sure you have backup of /var/lib/ipa ?  
RS> Yep, /var/lib/ipa is there:
RS>  ls -lR
RS> [...]
RS> ./pki-ca/publish:
RS> total 0
RS> lrwxrwxrwx. 1 pkiuser pkiuser 57 Jun 24 21:00 MasterCRL.bin -> 
RS> Looking through the backups, I see that there are no MasterCRL files from
RS> the 25th (the backup I restored), but a bunch from the 24th, so maybe I
RS> need to try another restore with files from then...

So restoring /var/lib/ipa didn't work, and restoring the whole VM is taking
way to long. I have a new VM up with a new ipa-server install, and am
wondering if there is a way to import the data from the old filesystem?


Senior Software Engineer @ Parsons

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