Moving Dada Mail to a new Server/Account
- Migration/Moving Dada Mail
Migration/Moving Dada Mail
Moving Dada Mail between servers will basically require you to move three sets of Things:
Dada Mail, "The App"
This is the directory named,
the SQL database
Once you've migrated over these three items, you will need to reconfigure Dada Mail for the new environment.
Old Server: Download
Download Dada Mail, "The App"
First, download Dada Mail, "The App". This will most likely be the directory named, dada, that's located in your cgi-bin directory. It'll be the same directory that contains the, mail.cgi file, when you map the URL of Dada Mail to the server path.
For example, if the URL to Dada Mail is:
You'll know that you're, dada directory is located in your cgi-bin direcotry. Download that dada directory.
Download the .dada_files directory
.dada_files directory - it's usually locaed in your home directory, and the path to this directory is a part of your
For example, if that variable is set to,
Download the directory, /home/youraccount/.dada_files
Export the SQL Database
New Server: Upload Stuff
Now, you basically just have to upload everything you just downloaded.
Upload Dada Mail, "The App"
We again suggest to upload the, dada directory into the new account's cgi-bin.
Upload the .dada_files directory
We suggest placing this directory in your home directory.
Import the SQL Database
head2 New Server: Reconfigure the app
Once everything is in place, you'll need to now reconfigure Dada Mail to work in your new environment, as paths will probably be different, and SQL login information will have been updated.
Drop back into the installer using the following directions,
You may need to adjust the Program URL, The dada_mail_support_files directory, as well as your MySQL login information.
Once these values are correct, finish up the installation process as before.