[rabbitmq-discuss] moving mnesia between machines.

Matthias Radestock matthias at lshift.net
Wed Apr 22 09:06:06 BST 2009


Richard Heycock wrote:
> Is it possible to move the database across machines like this or will I
> need to dump it and reload?

The Erlang node name on the new machine has to be the same as that of 
the original machine.

There is a way to change the node name in the schema, but it's fairly 
involved - http://www.erlang.org/doc/apps/mnesia/Mnesia_chap7.html#6.9 
has an example of doing this on a backup.



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