[horde] Upgrading from Groupware Webmail Edition 1.2.x to the new 4.0

D G Teed donald.teed at gmail.com
Thu Jun 16 10:11:34 UTC 2011

On Thu, Jun 16, 2011 at 12:26 AM, Gordon Dickens <gordon at dickens.com> wrote:
> I would like to upgrade one of my servers from Groupware Webmail Edition
> 1.2.x to the new 4.0 version and I have a few questions.
> First, according to the UPGRADE file I should follow the instructions in the
> INSTALL file to install the most recent Horde Groupware Webmail Edition
> version using the PEAR installer.  I have successfully installed the
> software on my server using the PEAR installer and I then ran
> "webmail-install".  My questions are as follows:
> 1) How do I preserve the settings contained in the various config/conf.php
> files for all of the existing 1.2.x applications?  That is, should I copy my
> old conf.php files over to the target installation directory prior to or
> after doing the PEAR installation or what?
> 2) The "webmail-install" script sets up parameters that were already
> specified in the existing 1.2.x installation and it also tries to build a
> new database, however, since I am upgrading from 1.2.x, the database already
> exists from the current installation.  Is there a "webmail-upgrade" script
> or some other way to upgrade that uses the existing paramaters specified in
> "webmail-install" and does not try to build a new database?
> 3) How do I specify the administrator user names prior to first time
> execution?
> Many thanks in advance!
> Gordon Dickens

I asked about the upgrade support in the upcoming webmail edition 2.0
a few days ago.

Jan said it would be coming out this summer with the upgrade support.
For now it would only be useful for new installs.


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