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    Default Upgrade Zimbra 8.0.1 on Ubuntu 10.04.4 LTS to Zimbra 8.0.2 on Ubuntu 12 LTS

    ase advise how to upgrade ubuntu server to 12 LTS. Should I upgrade zimbra first ?
    I tried to upgrade ubuntu to 12 LTS with the zimbra 8.0.0 installed and got dead zimbra server.

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    Quote Originally Posted by casufi View Post
    ase advise how to upgrade ubuntu server to 12 LTS.
    You should never do an in-place upgrade of any operating system, you should move it to a new server.

    Quote Originally Posted by casufi View Post
    Should I upgrade zimbra first ?
    Did you look at any of the forum threads on this topic?

    Quote Originally Posted by casufi View Post
    I tried to upgrade ubuntu to 12 LTS with the zimbra 8.0.0 installed and got dead zimbra server.
    Did you take a backup of the operating systems and the ZCS installation before trying any of this?
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    Quote Originally Posted by phoenix View Post
    Did you take a backup of the operating systems and the ZCS installation before trying any of this?
    Sure. Zimbra is working fine now. I updated it to 8.0.1 without any problems.
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    You should never do an in-place upgrade of any operating system, you should move it to a new server...Did you look at any of the forum threads on this topic?
    You have to fix release notes for Zimbra 8.0.2 because Zimbra the only one software I need to move to another server to upgrade my distro. I think this is not normal behavior, and therefore it should be documented
    Preparing Your OS
    Before you upgrade ZCS, Zimbra recommends that the operating system is
    updated with the latest patches that have been tested with ZCS.

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    Quote Originally Posted by casufi View Post
    You have to fix release notes for Zimbra 8.0.2 because Zimbra the only one software I need to move to another server to upgrade my distro. I think this is not normal behavior, and therefore it should be documented
    No, the Release Notes do not need changing. The 'latest patches' mentioned in the Notes means any outstanding patches for your current version of the operating system it does not mean a version upgrade (which is what you've done). Although you can do it in Ubuntu & Debian (and other distributions) it's never a good idea as you may break your system, a clean install is the recommended choice.
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    Quote Originally Posted by phoenix View Post
    ...The 'latest patches' mentioned ...
    Very strange answer. In any case, thanks for the advice.

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    Quote Originally Posted by casufi View Post
    Very strange answer. In any case, thanks for the advice.
    Why do you think that's a 'strange answer', did you not understand it?
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