[Xerte] Re: FAQ: upgrade and migrate from XOT 1.x to 2.x

Pat L (pgogy) xerte at pgogywebstuff.com
Mon Apr 28 12:13:07 BST 2014

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On Mon, Apr 28, 2014 at 11:05 AM, Fred Riley <Fred.Riley at bcu.ac.uk> wrote:

>  This is almost certainly a FAQ, but I've only just rejoined this list
> after two years so please forgive my ignorance. I've been asked to find out
> if there's an "upgrade script" from Xerte Toolkits 1.x to 2.x, such that
> users and learning objects from the 1.x installation would be moved to 2.x.
> if not, what are the steps that need to be carried out manually by the XOT
> administrator?
> The context is an institutional installation of XOT 1 which has some 60
> users and a load of learning objects, and which the admin wants to upgrade
> to 2 toot sweet without losing users and/or LOs which would cause much
> wailing and gnashing of teeth. If there were a script that could be run
> that would be very handy, otherwise manual instructions would be fine if he
> could be pointed to relevant bits of the fine manual.
> I've had a search for "upgrade" on the Xerte Community site<http://xerte.org.uk/>but got only 2 results, neither relevant. I've had a look on the Xerte
> documentation on the Nottingham site<https://www.nottingham.ac.uk/xerte/documentation.aspx>but couldn't see anything. The Xerte
> Discussion list <http://lists.nottingham.ac.uk/mailman/listinfo/xerte>site has archives, but no search facility.  I even tried a Famous Search
> Engine [TM] for "xerte upgrade" and got a few hits, of which this PDF at
> Lodz<http://cmf.p.lodz.pl/lab/documentation/guide_to_upgrading_an_existing_installation.pdf>on upgrading was useful, essentially saying that everything needed to be
> backed up before upgrading.
> Fred
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