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

Michael Street mstreet at yorku.ca
Fri Feb 21 15:45:20 GMT 2014


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.
>
> Thanks,
> -- 
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>
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-- 
*Michael Street     |    Senior Web Consultant    | Integration, Design 
and Identity Services - University Information Technology*

Suite D, East Office Building  |  York University  |  4700 Keele St. , 
  Toronto ON  M3J 1P3 Canada

York UIT will NEVER send unsolicited requests for passwords or other 
personal information via email.  Messages requesting such information 
are fraudulent and should be deleted. 
<http://uit.news.yorku.ca/2009/11/20/november-20-2009-new-fraudulent-email-do-not-respond/>

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