[OpenAFS] mixing AFS versions for db servers?

Christian chanlists@googlemail.com
Sat, 22 Oct 2011 10:14:22 +0200

Thanks, Jeffrey. With 1.4.12 being the latest version on debian stable, 
can I mix 1.4.12 and 1.4.7? Thanks,


Am 22.10.2011 02:18, schrieb Jeffrey Altman:
> Database servers all must be the same version.
> You can run 1.4.7 database servers on the 1.6.x fileserver machine but
> all of the database servers must match.  Mixed versions are not supported.
> On 10/21/2011 7:05 PM, Christian wrote:
>> All,
>> we have a db server machine running 1.4.7 that seems to be having issues
>> with hardware. I have another machine running 1.6.x as a fileserver. Can
>> I promote that machine to be our second db server even if version
>> numbers don't match? That would allow me to temporarily withdraw the
>> first machine and do software and hardware maintenance.
>> Fortunately, the new machine has a higher IP address, and the dbservers
>> are distributed via DNS.
>> Adding more db servers is something we had wanted to do for a long time...
>> I remember this question came up before, but I can't find it in the
>> archive, sorry. The only reference I find is
>> https://lists.openafs.org/pipermail/openafs-devel/2005-March/011717.html
>> which is admittedly rather old. Thanks,
>> Christian
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