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Thread: Upgrade 6.0.6_GA_2324.DEBIAN5 to 7.1.0 XEN flavour?

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    Default Upgrade 6.0.6_GA_2324.DEBIAN5 to 7.1.0 XEN flavour?

    Hi All, sorry for the oblique title. Here's a better description.

    Our current Zimbra 6.0.6 installation is running on Debian 5 i686 as a Xen machine. We now want to upgrade to 7.1.0 - however Debian 5 is Deprecated.

    I've searched long and hard but cannot find a documented solution or path to assist us in the upgrade. Does someone know if I can carry out the upgrade 'in place' on the existing Deb 5 i686 Xen instance or to I somehow need to create a new Xen 'image' with for example Ubuntu 10.04 LTS as the Dom U/0?

    Any suggestions, directions, or words of wisdom (advice) would be much appreciated. Thank you,


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    yea, so all 32bit platforms are deprecated and so is debian in general. If you want to stay on a Debian based distro, I suggest you move to Ubuntu 10.04 LTS. I know you likely won't like that answer, but it is what it is. Otherwise try CentOS or some redhat based stuff.... You'll probably feel more at home in Ubuntu though.

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    Why not just upgrade to ZCS7.x on your existing Debian 5 and then move to Ubuntu? For me that would be the way to go. Deprecated simply means the platform won't be supported in a next major version of ZCS.

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