[rt-users] two side-by-side installations

Yan Seiner yan at seiner.com
Fri Aug 5 08:40:25 EDT 2011

Dominic Hargreaves wrote:
> On Fri, Aug 05, 2011 at 05:02:41AM -0700, Yan Seiner wrote:
>> We're about to migrate RT to our own servers.  During the transition
>> and testing phase, we want to run 2 side-by-side installations so we
>> can work with 3.8.10 and 4.0.1 and see which one works for us
>> better.
>> What's the best way to do this?  Debian Stable will be the underlying OS.
>> VM?  change paths in the config file?
> Since you mention you'll be running Debian squeeze (stable), I'll
> outline one possible approach which involves a single server.
> request-tracker3.8 is the Debian package of RT 3.8. It is in squeeze.
> request-tracker4 is the Debian package of RT4.0. It is in squeeze-backports.
> You can install both of these side by side, and have both running
> alongside each other, as long as you use the mod_fastcgi or mod_fcgi
> mode, rather than the mod_perl mode.
> [disclosure: I'm the Debian maintainer of those packages]
That sounds like the way to go.  I've looked around the wiki and 
mod_fastcgi installation doesn't seem to be well documented.  Any hints 
on how to proceed?

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