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Migrating Data from Archivists’ Toolkit to ArchivesSpace Using the Migration Tool

These guidelines are for migrating data from Archivists’ Toolkit 2.0 Update 16 to all ArchivesSpace 2.1.x or 2.2.x releases using the migration tool provided by ArchivesSpace. Migrations of data from earlier versions of the Archivists’ Toolkit (AT) or other versions of ArchivesSpace are not supported by these guidelines or migration tool.

Note: A migration from Archivists’ Toolkit to ArchivesSpace should not be run against an active production database.

Preparing for migration


Preparing for Migrating AT Data

Running the Migration Tool as an AT Plugin

AT migrator

Assessing the Migration and Cleaning Up Data

Use the migration report to assess the fidelity of the migration and to determine whether to:

If you select to fix the data in AT and conduct the migration again, you will need to delete all the content in the ArchivesSpace instance.

If you accept the migration in the ArchivesSpace instance, the following outlines how to check and fix your data.