Upgrading NS 6.8 on live system to 7

Hi all
I have not been here in some time, I am back with questions as usual. Can an upgrade from NS 6.8 to NS 7 be done on a live running system without crashing it?

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Hi Lewis,
Welcome back!

No, you can’t!
There is somewhere in this forum more details for “why not” but I can’t find now to show you the path.

You can read more about NS 7, here:
http://docs.nethserver.org/en/v7b/release_notes.html

Gabriel

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Thanks Gab.

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I think that we will work on the 6 -> 7 live update after we release 7 final.

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Let me wait on that for now. Thank you @filippo_carletti

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another waiting +1

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I cant wait… :laughing: tackle the problems and errors at hand its the best way to learn…

Better make that a rock solid procedure. I know ‘that other distro’ has always been struggling with upgrades to new versions. Avoid problems at all cost!

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Hi good people
Just checking if any luck on the upgrade from 6.8 to 7?

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We will work on it after the release of NS 7 stable :slight_smile:

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FTR, which distro?

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I guess Something that starts with a “Z” :smirk:

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Fo those waiting for an upgrade path… it’s time to raise your voice and share your thoughts :innocent: :

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Did the upgrade get completed from 6.8 to 7? Can we live upgrade?

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Not yet, we’re currently working on it :slight_smile:

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+1 for live upgrade to NS7 :wink:

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Upstream doesn’t support anymore upgrade from 6 to 7:
https://wiki.centos.org/TipsAndTricks/CentOSUpgradeTool

And… where’s that leave us?

:unamused: we’ll give it a try, after the backup-restore procedure is finished!

http://wiki.nethserver.org/doku.php?id=developer:ns7_upgrade#in-place_upgrade

This would be a HUGE ouch if this means that upgrade from NS6x -> NS7.x would mean backup, install from scratch and restore… :confused: