On Tue, 2004-05-04 at 10:59, Paul Theodoropoulos wrote:
> instead of a mass migration and upgrade as i'd originally contemplated, 
> i've simply added a new disk array to my systems to add more space. i've 
> moved many existing domains from the original filer to the new one, simply 
> dropping a symlink in place at the original location - and everything works 
> perfectly, which is great.
> however, some of my biggest domains are the ones for customers who don't 
> have their own domain. i'm probably not going to migrate those to the new 
> filer, as the downtime while the data transfers would be too long. instead, 
> i'd like to symlink the new numbered subdirectories of those domains to the 
> new filer, so future growth will go there. my question is, can one 
> 'pre-create' the numbered subdirectories, and will vpopmail use them 
> properly, or does vpopmail have to create them itself for them to work?

Can you rsync two directories?

Then you wouldn't really have the downtime...

> Paul Theodoropoulos
> http://www.anastrophe.com

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