[opencms-dev] issues with OpenCMS
nicolas.delsaux at online.fr
Mon Jun 30 11:34:01 CEST 2003
On Mon, 30 Jun 2003 09:34:48 +0200, Nicolas Delsaux
<nicolas.delsaux at online.fr> wrote:
> OK, I found out how to migrate one OpenCMS installation. Here are the
> required steps.
> I name target the machine where the site will go, and source the machine
> where it is already installed.
> This migration process is described for two machines using same Tomcat,
> MySQL and JDK.
> 1 - Stop all running Tomcat instances (I do not know if it is useful, but
> thanks to this mean, no modifications are done on any of those sites.
> 2 - On target machine, delete the opencms database (thanks to the drop
> database command of mysql : mysql> drop database opencms;)
> 3 - On the source machine, dump the opencms database : mysqldump --user=u
> - p opencms > opencms.dump
> 4 - copy the dump file from source to target.
> 5 - On the target machine, create an empty opencms database : mysql >
> create database opencms;
> 6 - Read the dump file as a MySQL script mysql > use opencms; mysql >
> source opencms.dump;
> 7 - Restart the Tomcat engine. And dance for me, baby :-)
> And indeed, it fully works : all is copied, included images, modules, and
> so on ...
Well, in fact, I have to confess that it does not completely works.
I had in my own module a jsp that was using dynamic content provided by RSS
feeds. And the copy process broke the classpoath, making bunch of
exceptions. So, I removed the module, reinsert it, and it ever not seems to
So, if someone has an idea on how to put clear classpath entries, it would
really be helpful.
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