Moving a mail domain and its users to a different mail server in a multiserver setup

Discussion in 'ISPConfig 3 Priority Support' started by webguyz, May 14, 2016.

  1. webguyz

    webguyz Active Member HowtoForge Supporter

    I have several smaller mail only servers and I wish to consolidate these into a larger mail only server. It would seem I can do a rsync of the /var/vmail/* folder from the smaller email servers to the larger server and then just change the server_id in the mail_domain,mail_forwarding, and mail_user tables in dbispconfig on the main cp server. Would have to do a tools ->resync so that the users would be added to the new mail server I think.

    Any problems forseen doing the above?
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  2. till

    till Super Moderator Staff Member ISPConfig Developer

    The above procedure should work.
  3. webguyz

    webguyz Active Member HowtoForge Supporter

    Thanks. Successfully moved 8 mail domains and users today
  4. muekno

    muekno Active Member HowtoForge Supporter

    Thanks webguyz, works fine, removed me a lot of headache, who to do the move


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