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services:helpdesk_upgrade-migration [2018/12/10 14:34]
Luisa Urgias
services:helpdesk_upgrade-migration [2018/12/18 12:24] (current)
Luisa Urgias
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 ===== 2) Migration of your files to the new storage ===== ===== 2) Migration of your files to the new storage =====
  
-During the upgrade to the last CentOS version, **your home directory will be moved to the new storage**. The new storage is faster and bigger than the prevous one: **each user will have 50GB of disk quota**.+During the upgrade to the last CentOS version, **your home directory will be moved to the new storage**. The new storage is faster and bigger than the prevous one: **each user will have 50GB of disk quota**.\\ 
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 **1) Important home directory changes:** **1) Important home directory changes:**
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 /​u/​he/​vbianchi ​       ->                /​u/​v/​vbianchi /​u/​he/​vbianchi ​       ->                /​u/​v/​vbianchi
 </​code>​ </​code>​
-and so on. +and so on.\\ 
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 **2)  All your files, but some exception, will be transferred to the new home directory path.** **2)  All your files, but some exception, will be transferred to the new home directory path.**
  
-The exception concerns configuration files/​directories,​ which usually beginning with a dot. For example:+The exception concerns ​some configuration files/​directories,​ which usually beginning with a dot. For example:
  
 <​code>​ <​code>​
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 </​code>​ </​code>​
  
-**ONLY** ​part of these filesthe ones that will not generate problems with the new installed librarieswill be transferred in your new home directory. You find a list of these files/​directories [[:​services:​helpdesk_files-moved|here]].+**ONLY** ​some of these files (the ones that will not generate problems with the new installed librarieswill be transferred in your new home directory. You find a list of these files/​directories [[:​services:​helpdesk_files-moved|here]].
  
-You will find all the other configuration files/​directoriesin a new directory under your home, called ''​old_home''​. For example:+You will find all other configuration files/​directories in a new directory under your home, called ''​old_home''​. For example:
  
 <​code>​ <​code>​
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 </​code>​ </​code>​
  
-In fact some old configuration ​file can give problems if used in the new installation.+These old configuration ​files can give problems if used in the new installation.
  
-Please ​PAY ATTENTION if you move back these files/​directories from old_home to your actual home directory.+So, please, ​PAY ATTENTION if you move back these files/​directories from old_home to your actual home directory!\\ 
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 **3) Another Important change is the name of your workstation:​** **3) Another Important change is the name of your workstation:​**
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 host7.sbp.sissa.it ​    ​-> ​           host7.phys.sissa.it host7.sbp.sissa.it ​    ​-> ​           host7.phys.sissa.it
 </​code>​ </​code>​
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 +**4) Samba connection to the new storage:**
  
-As stated before, we  ​will migrate one Sector-PhD at a time, by previously alerting the users by email.\\ +Also the SAMBA connection ​will change. You will have: 
-The reinstallation will be done during the night and the day after you will find your workstation upgraded and files moved to the new storage with the changes exposed in this page.+<​code>​ 
 +OLD Samba connection ​            ​became ​      NEW samba connection 
 +smb://​filesrv-SECTOR/​USERNAME ​    ​==> ​        ​smb://​nas-users.sissa.it/​USERNAME 
 +</​code>​ 
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 +**5) Dropbox**
  
 +About Dropbox you will have NO CHANGES, and DO NOT need to reinstall it: the files are local to your /scratch directory in your PC, and as stated before, the /scratch will not be removed/​changed during the new installation. ​
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 +As stated before, we  will migrate one Sector-PhD at a time, by previously alerting the users by email.\\
 +The upgrade will be done during the night and the day after you will find your workstation upgraded and files moved to the new storage with the changes exposed in this page.
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 <note warning>​Please remember that we will NOT ask for your username and password NOR will send you links where insert your username and password!!\\ <note warning>​Please remember that we will NOT ask for your username and password NOR will send you links where insert your username and password!!\\
 We will simply notice you with an email and proceed with the installation! </​note>​ We will simply notice you with an email and proceed with the installation! </​note>​