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Corrupted public distribution list?

We are going to upgrade a server from 2.4.6-161 to 3.1.5 over the week-end.

I just ran the export utilty. It reports 587 public distribution list. We have never used this and haven't created a single one.

When I use the web admin tool (saweb) to see those DLs, I get an error

"a runtime error has occured . Do you wish to debug?

Line 808. Error: Invalid character

Then it returns an empty list.

Dbwalker reports 0 errors and warning and shows 100 public distribution list.

The export utility exports 715 object and complete with no error or warning.

Should I just import everything in 3.1.5 and see what's wrong there and do the cleanup if any, or should I try to fix those distribution lists first. If so, how?



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Re: Corrupted public distribution list?

from the error it sounds like the SA isn't liking the alias/display name on the distribution list - anything unusual there?

If it were me I'd just do the import - if it doesn't like the DLs on import it should just log an error and skip them - if you guys aren't using them it shouldn't matter.

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Re: Corrupted public distribution list?

I can't tell if there is something unusual on the DLs alias/name because I can't view them.

I'll go with the import and deal with the result. It is not a problem since we don't use any DLs. I just wanted to make it was not going to screw up the import of other objects.

As always, thanks for the quick answer at this time of the day.

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