[EP-tech] Re: Upgrading a server
yurj at alfa.it
Tue Jul 22 06:51:55 BST 2014
Il 21/07/2014 23:41, Mark Muldoon ha scritto:
> Dear All,
> Back in the autumn of 2005 I set up a pre-print server running EPrints 220.127.116.11
> It has a few extra fields and various modifications to the stock distribution to
> accommodate these, but it is mainly a standard-issue print installation.
> We’re getting some new hardware and so I’d like to upgrade the software
> too and so I could do with some advice about the best approach. My current plan
> is to upgrade in two steps: 18.104.22.168 -> 3.1.3 with the Migration Tooolkit, followed by
> 3.1.3 -> 3.3.12.
Instead of upgrading, use the toolkit for 2.3 to export the eprints in
ep3xml. Then install a new Eprints, add the new fields and import the data.
You'll get cleaner database tables and a better installation, IMHO.
> (1) Is this s sensible course?
> (2) When is EPrints 4 expected and how much work will it be to upgrade an EPrints 3 repository?
> Mark Muldoon
> *** Options: http://mailman.ecs.soton.ac.uk/mailman/listinfo/eprints-tech
> *** Archive: http://www.eprints.org/tech.php/
> *** EPrints community wiki: http://wiki.eprints.org/
> *** EPrints developers Forum: http://forum.eprints.org/
More information about the Eprints-tech