Storage consolidation/migration


I was looking to migrate my omnibus gitlab and data via the backup/restore method to a brand new server of the same version. Unfortunately it doesn’t seem the restores work because I keep seeing errors about the old gitlab server’s mount points that do not exist on the new server.

Do backups not restore into a consolidated storage point on the new server? I don’t want to keep using nfs on the new server nor recreate non default mount points since the new server has more than enough storage.

Is there a way to consolidate storage to a default location on the original gitlab server?
I.e move everything to one location and then delete old storage paths that aren’t supposed to be in use?
Is there any solid howtos floating around out there to reference?