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FeraTechInc 14th May 2013 11:29

ISPConfig Import Email Config Tool
I'm trying to at least migrate the e-mail configuration from an old server to a new one.

New config: Ubuntu 12.04 x64 ISPConfig
Old Server: Ubuntu 10.04 x64 ISPConfig

I'm using the Tools>Import>ISPConfig 3 mail

It keeps saying eigther can't connect or login failed.

Also, I signed up for membership. I'm sorry I haven't been contributing more to the project.

tahunasky 15th May 2013 10:47

Have you set up a remote user on the old system ?

FeraTechInc 15th May 2013 11:40

Ahh you were right... was just trying to use the admin user.

So now the problem is that the only thing imported was the domain name and settings that's it.

No e-mail mailboxes or anything else.

tahunasky 16th May 2013 00:34

Under the remote user you created on the old server did you tick the check boxes for items you want to be able to export from old server to new server ?

This is the list:

Server functions
Client functions
Domaintool functions
Mail domain functions
Mail domain alias functions
Mail mailinglist functions
Mail user functions
Mail alias functions
Mail forward functions
Mail catchall functions
Mail transport functions
Mail whitelist functions
Mail blacklist functions
Mail spamfilter user functions
Mail spamfilter policy functions
Mail fetchmail functions
Mail spamfilter whitelist functions
Mail spamfilter blacklist functions
Mail user filter functions
Mail filter functions
Sites cron functions
Sites database functions
Sites Protected folder functions
Sites FTP-User functions
Sites Shell-User functions
Sites Domain functions
Sites Aliasdomain functions
Sites Subdomain functions
DNS zone functions
DNS a functions
DNS aaaa functions
DNS alias functions
DNS cname functions
DNS hinfo functions
DNS mx functions
DNS ns functions
DNS ptr functions
DNS rp functions
DNS srv functions
DNS txt functions
OpenVZ VM functions

FeraTechInc 16th May 2013 04:28

yes I remember thinking why there wasn't just a select all function.

I went through and clicked each one. Is there a conflict between versions possibly?

till 16th May 2013 11:21


Originally Posted by FeraTechInc (Post 297286)
yes I remember thinking why there wasn't just a select all function.

I went through and clicked each one. Is there a conflict between versions possibly?

Yes, thats possible. You should consider to update the old system before you run the import as it assumes that you have the same data structure in old and new server and the data structures can change between ispconfig major releases.

FeraTechInc 16th May 2013 11:39

Is there any chance of breaking the system doing the upgrade? Is there a special method for the version I have?

till 16th May 2013 12:17

There is always the possibility to break something during a update, but that normally does not happen. I recommend to install available update regularily.

You should make a backup of /etc/, /usr/local/ispconfig and the dbispconfig database bafore the update so you can roll back the old install in case of a failure.

As you missed to install many updates on the old server, I recommend to install the update first and then the update.

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