New mailing list and online documentation

Pasi Kärkkäinen pasik at
Thu Aug 4 13:44:56 CEST 2022


On Tue, May 31, 2022 at 09:31:21AM +0200, Mads Petersen wrote:
> Hello Troy,
> Right now kolab16 is stuck on RHEL/CentOS 7, and that will most probably not
> change. We are however aware of the age of these platforms, and we are
> brewing on the upgrade scenario from Kolab16 to the new Kolab format (kolab
> 4).
> A very very preliminary migration procedure;
> Make a test system with fedora 35 (that's our reference at the moment)
> clone on to your workstation
> Make changes to ansible/Makefile and ansible/hosts so that they point at the
> fedora 35 host
> Run make setup on your workstation

I like Fedora (and use it on my workstations), but on servers the
long-term supported distros would be nice to have. 

Is it planned to switch Kolab 4 to EL8 or EL9 base later on?

And thanks for the updates, it was nice reading about the Kolab future


-- Pasi

> Connect to your new kolab 4, and create a new group account
> Export an ldif from your existing LDAP and import it into your new group
> account.
> There will be more updates and changes to the knowledge base about this when
> we get a little closer to a more stable procedure.
> Stay tuned.
> Mads

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