[SR-Users] Upgrade from Sip Express Router 0.9.6

Daniel-Constantin Mierla miconda at gmail.com
Tue Apr 7 17:45:41 CEST 2015

On 07/04/15 16:14, Andres wrote:
> On 4/2/15 8:44 AM, Daniel-Constantin Mierla wrote:
>> On 02/04/15 14:29, Andres wrote:
>>> On 4/1/15 11:10 PM, Alex Balashov wrote:
>>>> How complex is the SER configuration? SER couldn't do that much, by
>>>> the standards of the modern feature set, so there may not be much
>>>> to port. :-)
>>> It is very simple.  I am more concerned about the procedure to
>>> migrate the thousands of mysql entries from one version to another. 
>>> If I have to write a script I will but before I do that I wanted to
>>> check in an see if somebody has already done it even if for an older
>>> version of Kamailio.
>> The database structure from ser 0.9.x is closer to current kamailio
>> database in many aspects than to ser 2.0. I don't know what tables
>> are you using, but subscriber, usr_preferences or grp should be
>> pretty compliant. Maybe you ca list here what modules are you using.
>> The location needs to changed, but that is something which fills
>> itself. You can first lower the max expires for registrar/usrloc
>> modules so you force phones to register more often. Then restart with
>> kamailio, and phones will register quickly after, populating location
>> table.
>> Also, you need to set appropriate version values in 'version' table.
> We completed the upgrade and it was not that difficult.  I was indeed
> surprised to see that about 95% of our configuration file worked
> unmodified.  All we had to to was look at the error messages and fix
> the syntaxes were applicable.  Most were related to rtpproxy or xlog
> statements.
> Regarding the mysql database, we simply started with the new Kamailio
> schema.  Then we went table by table and added/deleted/renamed columns
> on the old schema so that it would match the new one.  We then
> exported the entries in the old database with mysqldump and then
> imported them into the new database.  We were only working with 5 or 6
> tables so it did not take long either.

Glad to hear it went smooth -- maybe we should make a wiki page about
it, starting from your remarks, although there might not be many ser
instances running out there, could still be useful from time to time..


Daniel-Constantin Mierla
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