Looking at the CLI quickly it looks like its related to batch exporting.
 I'm trying to quickly create +1500 new digital object records in AT (ie.
go into a resource, click new instance, choose digital object, add the
title, add the mets identifier, click save).

If I misread what the CLI does, then I'm all ears on how I could use it to


On Wed, Apr 18, 2012 at 11:13 AM, Al Matthews <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> Hi. Is there a reason not to attempt this instead through the CLI?
> Al Matthews, Software Dev,
> Atlanta University Center
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> From: Code for Libraries [[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Rosalyn
> Metz [[log in to unmask]]
> Sent: Wednesday, April 18, 2012 9:23 AM
> To: [log in to unmask]
> Subject: [CODE4LIB] Archivists' Toolkit: Adding Digital Objects via MySQL
> Hi Everyone,
> I posted this over on the Archivists' Toolkit listserv and got no response
> (yet), so I thought I might try here as well.
> I have a large quantity (around 300+) of digital objects that I need to add
> to Archivists' Toolkit.  I think I've figured out what queries I need to
> run in order to do this in MySQL (rather than the interface) but I wanted
> to get opinions from the peanut gallery before trying it out on my test
> instance.
> It seems that there are actually two update queries that need to be used
> when creating a Digital Object.  They are:
> insert into ArchDescriptionInstances
> (instanceType, resourceComponentId, resourceId, parentResourceId,
> instanceDescriminator, archDescriptionInstancesId)
> values
> ('Digital object', 336673, null, 543, 'digital', 22567003)
> and...
> insert into DigitalObjects
> (version, lastUpdated, created, lastUpdatedBy, createdBy, title,
> dateExpression, dateBegin, dateEnd, languageCode, restrictionsApply,
> eadDaoActuate, eadDaoShow, metsIdentifier, objectType, label, objectOrder,
> componentId, parentDigitalObjectId, archDescriptionInstancesId,
> repositoryId)
> values
> (0, '2012-04-17 12:05:15', '2012-04-17 12:05:15', 'username', 'username',
> 'title', '1938-1959', null, null, '', 0, 'onRequest', 'new', '678.1829',
> 'text', '', 0, '', null, 22567003, 1)
> There also appears to be some update queries as well, but I'm guessing that
> they are less important (please correct me if I'm wrong).  Has anyone tried
> to do this in the past? If so do you have scripts that will create Digital
> Objects for you that you wouldn't mind sharing?  Is there anything you
> think I should know before testing this out in my test instance of AT?  Any
> caveats for me?
> Any help anyone can provide would be greatly appreciated.
> Thanks,
> Rosalyn
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