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On Fri, 30 Dec 2011 09:56:33 +0100
Thomas Beierlein <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> The 5.2.x release series of Bacula uses a new database catalog format.
^^^ use (singular)
> If you're upgrading from a 3.x.x or 5.0.x release, you must upgrade
> your bacula catalog database.
> Please read the manual chapter for how to upgrade your database.
Link would be useful.
> can find database upgrade scripts in /usr/libexec/bacula/updatedb/.
> It is strongly recommended that you save a copy of your existing
> database before upgrading.
More details or even a script to do that would be great for users.
> The simplest way to upgrade the database:
> 1. Stop Bacula from running (at least director and storage daemon).
^ the ^-s
> 2. Save a copy of your existing database.
> 3. Emerge new version of Bacula.
^ (probably) the
> 4. Run the appropriate upgrade script
> from /usr/libexec/bacula/updatedb/.
> 7. Start the new Bacula.
It saved us two steps!