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FAQ - Migrating Calendar Server 7.0.4.15.0 Solaris to Calendar Server 8.x Linux (Doc ID 2420080.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 19, 2018

Applies to:

Oracle Communications Calendar Server - Version 8.0.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Goal

I am currently using CALDav Server 7.0.4.15.0 Solaris.  I want to migrate to Calendar Server 8.x Linux.  I have already done a davadmin config list on the old and new server to compare the configurations and they look fine.

Solution

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Goal
Solution
 I'm going to do "davadmin db backup" from the old Solaris server and then "davadmin db restore" on the new Linux server. Will that work?
 I believe, that in the past, event notifications have gone out when restoring a backup. Am I mistaken?
 Is there anything else I should be on the lookout for?
 Finally, my plan is to upgrade the calendar server to the latest version of 8.x.x.x. Can I go strait to the latest version of 8.x.x.x or do I need to do some intermediate upgrades?
 I may want do a test restore to make sure things will work as I expect before my after hours outage. I would like to make sure no event notifications go out after my test restore. How can I make sure of this?
 If I end up doing a test restore, what are the steps I need to do during the final restore? Should I do a "davadmin db restore -O"? Or do i need to do a "davadmin db init" and then a "davadmin db restore"?
 My production outage will be at midnight on Sunday. I did a test restore tonight. I have never done a caldav restore. It took a real long time to restore (35 minutes) to restore a 465MB backup file.  How can I speed it up?
 I'm not able to accept Google Calendar invitations in Convergence after upgrading. How do I fix this issue?
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