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[EP-tech] Re: Assistance with eprints 2 options


Can't the drives be extracted and mounted onto another machine (such as 
on your new hardware)? It'd be a first good step.


On 21/02/14 15:45, Michael Street wrote:
> Hi again,
> I should've mentioned a critical obstacle.  I have no shell access to 
> the original machine anymore.  Apparently they can't even get into 
> single-user mode to get in.
> --Mike
> On 2/21/2014 10:28 AM, Michael Street wrote:
>> Hello,
>> I have a repository that I set up many years ago and maintenance of 
>> which has passed away and back again.  It's an eprints 2 repo that is 
>> functioning fine but the administrators would like to upgrade/migrate 
>> it to version 3.  I believe it's about 7 years old now.  The machine 
>> has never been upgraded, not even the OS.
>> I have the new hardware but I just can't figure out the best way to 
>> achieve this.  I've looked at the migration script written by cjg but 
>> I'm worried to try code so old.
>> Is there a way to just export everything in a format that can be 
>> brought into the latest version?
>> If not, then I do have the people available to input old the eprints 
>> into the new version.  The only issue with that is that the URLs MUST 
>> match the original ones.  This new machine will eventually replace 
>> the original, once everything is migrated over.   Is there anyway to 
>> directly edit the eprint id of a deposit?
>> Any suggestions/help would be greatly appreciated.

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