[horde] Our domain has to be changed.

ANANT S ATHAVALE asa at isac.gov.in
Wed Mar 13 03:19:59 UTC 2019

----- Message from Michael J Rubinsky <mrubinsk at horde.org> ---------
     Date: Wed, 06 Mar 2019 14:30:44 +0000
     From: Michael J Rubinsky <mrubinsk at horde.org>
Reply-To: mrubinsk at horde.org
  Subject: Re: [horde] Our domain has to be changed.
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> Quoting Andy Dorman <adorman at ironicdesign.com>:
>> On 3/6/19 12:49 AM, ANANT S ATHAVALE wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>> Our domain is changing from isac.gov.in to ursc.gov.in.
>>> Need some tips, as most of the horde database user contents would  
>>> be associated with old domain.
>>> Basically need guidance on changing the contents of database where  
>>> old domain name is referenced.
>> I have only thought about this for a few minutes so I am sure I am  
>> missing something, but it seems to me that what you want to do is:
>> 1. make sure DNS for the new domain is set up so that all the  
>> records and host names point to the same resources (smtp servers,  
>> IMAP servers, HTTP servers, etc)
>> 2. make sure those resources will handle requests for the new  
>> domain (and try to not break the old domain requests if you can).
>> 3. modify your Horde IMP and other configs to use the new domain  
>> name to access the resources.
>> So I think the conversion is going to mostly involve DNS and  
>> modifying the various servers involved in email/webmail to handle  
>> requests for resources using the new domain name.
>> Based on working with our customers that have gone through domain  
>> name changes, the biggest challenge has always seemed to be getting  
>> their users to modify their email clients to use the new domain  
>> host names before the old domain expires.
>> Hope this helps a little.
> If your email addresses will change and your users were logging in  
> using their full email address with none of the username related  
> hooks in use, you may have to change things like user preference  
> entries in the database, permissions, share ownership etc...
>> -- 
>> Andy Dorman
>> Ironic Design, Inc.
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----- End message from Michael J Rubinsky <mrubinsk at horde.org> -----

On a test server, for horde databases, I plan to take a dump, replace  
@isac.gov.in with @ursc.gov.in and import the dump.  I

I may have to request the users to open filters and save so that sieve  
scripts get re-compiled.

      सादर धन्यवाद/ Thanks & Regards
           अनंत / Anant
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