[EP-tech] Assistance with eprints 2 options

Michael Street mstreet at yorku.ca
Fri Feb 21 15:28:59 GMT 2014


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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