[EP-tech] Re: Assistance with eprints 2 options
sf2 at ecs.soton.ac.uk
Fri Feb 21 15:52:21 GMT 2014
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.
> On 2/21/2014 10:28 AM, Michael Street wrote:
>> 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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