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Re: Copying database files from one platform to another

Although there are some situations where copying the database will work, this is not always the case. For instance, a migration of a bdb/hdb from 32- to 64-bit architecture will not work. Therefore, most people recommend you treat the platform change as any other upgrade:


On Fri, 3 Nov 2006, François Beretti wrote:

Hi all,

Is it safe to keep the same database files from one OpenLDAP server to
another one, since the first one is 2.2.13 on ZLinux and the second one is
2.2.26 on an i386 architecture ?

Of course, the configuration files and file paths are the same

Thank you for your answer