[EP-tech] Re: Help with migrating actual eprint documents from 2 to 3.X

Yuri yurj at alfa.it
Tue Nov 11 07:13:22 GMT 2014


No, you've to copy the old files (with the same path!) on the new server 
and there's an option to fetch them from the filesystem, to the new 
location.

Il 10/11/2014 19:37, Michael Street ha scritto:
> Hi Yuri,
>
> Are you referring to the option to Base-64 encode documents 
> "--inline"?  If so then yes, I've tried that.  Unfortunately, this is 
> a 10 year old machine that is installed on VM host that no one has 
> access to anymore.  I run out of space when I use the inline option 
> and there is no administrator who can increase the drive space for me. 
>  There is no one to administrate the VM host.
>
> Thanks,
> Mike.
>
>
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> From: Yuri
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> Date: 11/10/2014 11:23AM
> Subject: [EP-tech] Re: Help with migrating actual eprint documents 
> from 2 to 3.X
>
> The migration tool has also the option to migrate documents, did you 
> use it?
>
> Il 10/11/2014 16:30, Michael Street ha scritto:
> > Hello,
> >
> > 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?
> >
> > --Mike
> >
> >
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