need help Windows to linux move

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RadarG
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need help Windows to linux move

Post by RadarG » Wed Sep 21, 2016 8:05 pm

I want to upgrade my old windows based system running v3 to a new v4 server running Linux. Any tips advice or docs that I can read? I was thinking of using CentOS.

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Re: need help Windows to linux move

Post by Stealth » Sat Nov 19, 2016 2:17 am

For running UnrealIRCD on Linux, you can use just about any Linux distro out there. Currently my favorite has been Debian, but that's because it's a quick install and works out-of-the-box on most systems. I also use CentOS for many standalone servers since it is easy to work with.

As far as UnrealIRCd, moving from 3.2.x to 4.x would need a whole new configuration written. In the Documentation Wiki, there is a utility that will convert your existing UnrealIRCd3.2 configuration into an UnrealIRCd4.x configuration. The new configuration can even be used on either Windows or Linux without any changes.

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