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Thanks Viktor! For anyone who runs into the same/similar problem: it seems no
more up-to-date yum package is available for CentOS. I found some pre-compiled
packages for CentOS 5 at http://www.linuxmail.info/postfix-rpm-packages/. I was
able to do an rpm install of the 2.5.1 postfix package, which automatically
upgraded the existing installation.
----- Original Message ----
From: Victor Duchovni <Victor.Duchovni@morganstanley.com>
Sent: Fri, October 15, 2010 12:03:33 PM
Subject: Re: intermittent hang on "postfix stop"; doesn't return "terminating on
On Fri, Oct 15, 2010 at 08:57:48AM -0700, Scott Brown wrote:
> Anyway, what would be the best way to upgrade?
Read the Postfix release notes. These will highlight any potential
compatibility issues and major changes.
When upgrading from a release this old, yes you do need to stop Postfix
Make sure that your binary package installer correctly upgrades
the main.cf and master.cf files via "postfix set-permissions
upgrade-configuration". Do not undo this by re-installing original
main.cf/master.cf files from before the upgrade.
For other help on Linux package management, this is not the right forum.