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Is it possible to store articles in an outside server?

Postby araucano » Sun Apr 27, 2014 1:06 pm

The university server in which I intend to install OJS has limited space available. However a second server has been provided for permanent storage purposes; to be updated yearly and by sending a CD with the files.

Is it possible to store the archive of articles from previous years/issues in a different server?

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Re: Is it possible to store articles in an outside server?

Postby asmecher » Mon Apr 28, 2014 7:48 am

Hi araucano,

How much space do you have on your live server? OJS doesn't consume space particularly quickly -- many journals operate on extremely small space footprints.

If you'd like to archive content, one of the best ways is to use repository software such as DSpace and have OJS deposit content into it using the Sword plugin. But it sounds to me like your backup server may not be able to run live services...

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