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Mike Bijsters
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Migration Scripts

Hi, can anyone help with scripts to do a migration of persons and organisations including the relations between child and parent orgs and the relations of the persons to these.

Thanks
Mike
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Robert S. Falko
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Re: Migration Scripts

Mike,

We have an interface with LDAP that uses DataExchange to update OVSD, so it will be the same technique as what you wish to do. Basically, we extract the data from LDAP to a flat file; we then use a middleware tool to calculate the delta from the previous import, and then we use DataExchange to import the resulting data.

It might be simpler if you dove in, got your hands dirty, and then asked for some pointers if the HP's documentation is not clear enough.

Here is a pointer. We have found it difficult to guarantee that parent organizations will be created before their children, or that the organizations will exist before people are assigned to them. So, either make sure that you do the import in the right order, or, in the worst case, do the import twice to make sure all relations are created.

-Josh
Mike Bijsters
Respected Contributor.

Re: Migration Scripts

We have done the migration according to the manual layout