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[Zentyal 6.1] Upgrade SOGo version to 4.2
« on: September 03, 2020, 05:05:41 pm »
Hi,

I have a Zentyal 6.1 installed and running. Unfortunately there is a frustrating bug in SOGo 4.1  https://sogo.nu/bugs/view.php?id=4874. This bug is resolved in SOGo 4.2 so I need to have at least this verison installed. Is it possible to upgrade SOGo verison without upgrading a whole Zentyal version to 6.2? I would prefer avoid upgrading Zentyal to verion 6.2 becouse every verison upgrade is such a pain and never goes without problems. This is production server and I can't afford taking it offline for hours to solve potential problems.

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Re: [Zentyal 6.1] Upgrade SOGo version to 4.2
« Reply #1 on: September 10, 2020, 06:29:49 pm »
 :)

Don't try it. You'll break the Zentyal packages integrity and, probably, will unchain the horror of the Dependencies Hell producing the advent of Cthulhu.

If you are a skilled sysadmin you could check the code that fixes the issue in the new versión and prepare a patch for the old one. Some times this is really easy and other times really stressful.

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Re: [Zentyal 6.1] Upgrade SOGo version to 4.2
« Reply #2 on: September 11, 2020, 02:36:26 pm »
Thank you, so I have to take a risk and upgrade Zentyal to 6.2.
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Re: [Zentyal 6.1] Upgrade SOGo version to 4.2
« Reply #3 on: September 11, 2020, 06:02:38 pm »
 ;D

Do you use the development version? I have upgraded a couple of them and I had no issues.

Remember fixing all existent issues on your 6.1 version before upgrading, update all the Zentyal and system packages, and run the script.

There was a time where the real men did these tasks without preparing a backup (when people did programs by switching wires connections)

We need to prepare a backup in order to avoid the catastrophe (the snapshot is the greatest invent since the fireworks)

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Re: [Zentyal 6.1] Upgrade SOGo version to 4.2
« Reply #4 on: September 12, 2020, 01:41:39 pm »
Yes, I use the development version. In March I was upgrading this server from version 4.2 to 6.1 (4.2 -> 5.0 -> 6.0 -> 6.1) and I must say that at some point I was losing hope that is doable. After 8 hours finally I've done it. Without having this virtualised on Vmware, without snapshots I wouldn't even think about upgrading it.

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Re: [Zentyal 6.1] Upgrade SOGo version to 4.2
« Reply #5 on: September 12, 2020, 10:07:15 pm »
 :o

I can imagine you praying during the process:

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Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil, for you are with me; your rod and your staff, they comfort me.

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To upgrade only one minor version should be comparatively painless.

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Re: [Zentyal 6.1] Upgrade SOGo version to 4.2
« Reply #6 on: September 22, 2020, 09:46:50 am »
 :D Okay, I've done it. 6.2 arrived almost without problems. Simple dpkg --configure -a was enough to resolve this. Thank you for your support.