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[EP-tech] Re: Help with migrating actual eprint documents from 2 to 3.X
In EPrints 3, the file object was added. It needs to be generated before
the pdf files can be downloaded.
Try the following instructions from point 3.
Migrate the documents folder
* export EPrints 2 Metadata using the provided migration toolkit, make
change to the exported XML if necessary.
* import the XML to EPrints 3 server
* copy over the documents folder to the new server
* run epadmin upgrade, epadmin update [repoid] -- to upgrade the
* run epadmin upgrade_add_files [repoid] -- to add the file object
introduced in eprints3
If the files are not downloadable (giving eprints system error), delete
the file table in the database, then do epadmin update(create the files
table), then rerun epadmin upgrade_add_files
On 10/11/2014 16:17, Yuri wrote:
> The migration tool has also the option to migrate documents, did you use it?
> Il 10/11/2014 16:30, Michael Street ha scritto:
>> I'm in the middle of migrating from a very old version 2 server to the
>> current version. I've been able to use the migration tool to export
>> and import most of the data successfully. I've had to massage some
>> things here and there but for the most part, it looks successful.
>> The only issue is that the pdfs and html documents of the eprints
>> themselves have not come across as well. The entries are there, just
>> not the documents themselves. I have tried recreating an example
>> document, using the same directory structure as it seems to be
>> expecting, but it did not work. I was hoping to just be able to
>> wholesale copy the filesystem across and it would work.
>> Anyone have any suggestions please?
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