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Discuss prepare migration and adjust settings #152
This is the parent task about migrating Specifiction Discourse installation into WebPlatform infrastructure.
This should complete what’s noted in commit webplatform/www.webplatform.org@a548a5f
Here is some preliminary notes on how one can restore a Discourse instance and change the domain name. Notes will be cleaned up later.
Roughly based on Move your Discourse instance to a different server post. But without using the web UI. Because sysadmins prefers terminal.
IMPORTANT: Make SURE the backup dump was generated from the same Discourse version the one you’ll import it into.
Copy from host backup into shared folder. Imagine you uploaded via SSH in your host home directory.
Note that the folder
Enter the VM, make sure enable_restore is run from
Find the mounted backup file from within the container
Make sure /shared/backups/foo.tar.gz is readable by can read
Remap domain name
Then, work on user uploads and regenerate assets. That’ll make sure ;
This was referenced
Apr 30, 2015
Sorry for double post; update I created accounts using WebPlatform accounts, where it was possible.
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