On 08/08/18 04:54, Keith Williams wrote:
I plan to rsync all relevant data files
(maildirectories, Bind conf
files, .authorisedkeys, mysql dumps etc.) over to my home machine and
redirect mail to the backup server then nuke the VPS with a complete new
install of Debian stable and set up as a 64 bit install.
You are aware of Bitfolk's kind offer to let you have two overlapping
VPSs for a short period in order to do this kind of thing aren't you?
Why not just provision a new one running the latest Debian, copy over
what you need, then nuke the old one? (There is a problem with the
kernel in the current Debian 64 bit not being Xen compatible, but there
Does the Bitfolk self-service-network-installer coe
with a 64 bit
option, or do I have to install Debian stable then convert to amd64.
I'd forgotten that 32-bit was still an option. Yes, they do 64 bit.