Moving newsgroups with posts
praveen1 at india.hp.com
Sat Nov 13 08:57:29 UTC 2004
Thanks Divya & Russ Allbery, It is working!! However I noticed that my new
server is receiving posts only of this month i.e "11/x/04" (x is any date in
this month). What is making it to filter the rest? I increased
"remember:/200" but it did not help.
From: Divya Sundaram [mailto:divya at avnika.com]
Sent: Friday, November 12, 2004 6:59 PM
To: 'Praveen Ramaswamy'
Cc: inn-workers at isc.org
Subject: RE: Moving newsgroups with posts
I don't believe that you can copy CNFS buffers from one system to
another - especially from type of a system to another.
You're better off using an alternate approach as described in one
of the FAQs at http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/faqs/inn.html#S6.4.
Hopefully this helps.
From: inn-workers-bounce at isc.org [mailto:inn-workers-bounce at isc.org]On
Behalf Of Praveen Ramaswamy
Sent: Friday, November 12, 2004 12:28 AM
To: inn-workers at isc.org
Subject: Moving newsgroups with posts
I am trying to move news groups and posts from INN 2.2 on HPUX to Redhat EN
3.0. INN 2.4. I have INN up and working fine on redhat, I could even move
newsgroup, however I could not move posts which are already there is
I am using CNFS storage method on both servers. I copied directories from
/usr/local/spool/articles to new redhat server and executed following
mv history.n.dir history.dir
mv history.n.hash history.hash
mv history.n.index history.index
chmod 644 *
While running this, it throws a message "invalid message id". I thought
copying articles directory should help. But one question I am unable to
Even on my old server: Storage method is set to CNFS, hence it stores posts
in a buffer directory specified in cycbuff.conf. But how is it storing posts
in /usr/local/news/spool/articles ? Should I copy the buffers directory
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