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Import ols issues

Postby ntorres » Thu May 10, 2007 1:53 am


I'm using the import/export native plugin to add on my ojs old issues, and I have some troubles.. I need import old 27 issues and 6 articles for each. So I write a xml file (about 500KB) whith all this information

When I sign-in as journal manager and use the Articles & Issues XML Plugin to import data I can't import all the information. After a while the import stops ...If I write the data in some files (more than one) and I repeat it for each it works ok.

There's a max number of articles/issues to import?? There's a size limit for this file??

I take a look at PHP config file and the values for upload_max_size and post_max_size are 15MB.


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Postby rcloss » Thu May 10, 2007 4:24 am


Is it ending up with a blank page or some kind of error? Or is it just freezing at some point?

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Postby ntorres » Fri May 11, 2007 1:49 am

There's no blank page, and any error messsage is showed.
Just freezing at some point and stop importing articles

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Postby asmecher » Fri May 11, 2007 8:59 am

Hi ntorres,

Here are a few things to check:
  • There is an execution time limit ("max_execution_time") configured in your system's php.ini file. Check to make sure that it is set to a high level, e.g. 300 (5 minutes).
  • Error messages might be logged to a system log file rather than displayed to your browser; check the Apache error log and your syslog. The particular location that error messages are sent will depend on your php.ini configuration.
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Postby ntorres » Mon May 14, 2007 3:04 am


I checked the logs before post it and there's no message, so I increse the max_execution_time from 180 to 300 and it works!!!


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