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Migrating to Plumi 3

These are the steps we're following to migrate the site to Plumi 3. They will be come the recommended steps to follow to upgrade other existing sites.

This page shows at a high level the steps to follow and the target dates for conversion of the site. You can also find detailed technical steps in the  MIGRATING.txt file included with Plumi.

Steps & Dates/Times?

  1. Preparation Steps
    1. Server Preparation
      1. Set up domains ( &
      2. Assess specs for collingwood & estimate duration of migration (920i7 quad core CPU, 2.67GHz, 12Gb RAM) est import = 4 hours, export = 3 hours
      3. Change mount name from /opt/old-colli to /opt/emsite
    2. Data Preparation
      1. Purge old public draft videos (spam, incomplete uploads, etc) - Barry - by Sat 24th Apr
  2. Kick off Migration
    1. Add front page news article about migration and being read-only - And
    2. Modify Plumi skin to remove login, register & publish functions and add "Migration underway, no site changes allowed. Click here for more information" (where "here" is a link to home) - Unweb
    3. Set zope database to read-only

setup Zeos before transcoding