Sizing a migration with Archive Shuttle

A question which is often asked is how to calculate the size of a migration. This is usually related to the number of users or archives, and the overall size of those archives. It might include archives from people who have left the organization, journal archives, only active archives, or even just a subset ofContinue reading Sizing a migration with Archive Shuttle

How to tune a migration with Journal Commander

Every migration which is executed by Journal Commander is different. This means that tuning each migration is also different. However, there a number of good practices which should be considered, and we'll cover them in this article. Scheduling module operation Each module can be supplied with a specific schedule. For example, if extraction is allowedContinue reading How to tune a migration with Journal Commander

How to enable logging for Journal Commander

In this article we'll discover information about log files and logging that can be performed by Journal Commander. Logging Overview All log files are centralised on the core server under the logging directory specified during installation. It is rare to need to access module servers in order to review log files. Logs are: Generated perContinue reading How to enable logging for Journal Commander

How to complete a Journal Commander migration

In this section we'll review some of the things that need to take place at the end of a migration using Journal Commander. Progress & Performance The summary information at the top of the Progress & Performance gives a good indicator of what has progressed in the migration. Failures Failures during the migration are inevitable.Continue reading How to complete a Journal Commander migration

How to monitor Journal Commander

It's important to monitor Journal Commander during a migration. This article gives advice on the things to monitor. Active Systems Journal Commander works best at scale. Migrating a few hundred items is not what it is intended to do.  Fully utilised systems ensure that all aspects of the system, the workflow and processes are busy.Continue reading How to monitor Journal Commander

Using the Health Check WebAPI

For both Archive Shuttle, and Journal Commander there is a WebAPI that can be used to check the status of various components, including: Database connection UI WebService License Installing The webapi is installed during the normal installation of the Core. Accessing the API The simplest way is to use a browser like Firefox, and goContinue reading Using the Health Check WebAPI