Reinstalling an old database to dadamail

From: "mrivner@PROTECTED mrivner@PROTECTED [Dada Mail Developers]" <dadadev@PROTECTED>
Date: May 19th 2024


Hopefully what I am planning to do will work.  My system crashed completely this week.  I do not have a recent backup of my database but I have a complete backup of my system.  There I have the database as it existed the evening before the crash which is good enough.  This is my plan to get Dadamail back up.

  1. Do a clean install of Dadamail on my system setting up a clean database.
  2. Stop my database server (Maria)
  3. Copy my old database to the location of the new dadamail database.
  4. Restart my database server
  5. Restart dadamail


My Questions?

  1. Will this work?
  2. Is there anything else that I need to do.


Thanks you for your answers.




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