The last thing I need is the complication of having the engine hosted on
the cluster. It's way too easy to shoot yourself in the foot that way.

On Mon, Jun 13, 2022, 11:32 PM Sketch <> wrote:

> On Tue, 14 Jun 2022, Guillaume Pavese wrote:
> > Not sure about recovering your cluster on a 4.5 install with a 4.4
> backup. I
> > would also like to know if that is possible.
> It's definitely possible.  I had an issue with my 4.4->4.5 upgrade (always
> make a backup first) and wanted to switch my engine from CentOS Stream to
> Rocky anyway, so I built a new host and installed 4.5 using my backup from
> 4.4.10.
> With 4.3->4.4 this was the only way to upgrade due to the OS version
> change.  4.3 requires el7, 4.4 requires el8, and there is no in-place
> el7->el8 upgrade (except maybe for very specific versions of RHEL).  So
> you had to make a backup on 4.3, reinstall your engine host with el8, then
> restore the backup on 4.4.  Plus a few extra steps if using
> the self-hosted engine...
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