Friday, February 20, 2015

Steps to migrate Repository (MS Windows Latin1) to Unicode Repository


Steps to migrate Repository (MS Windows Latin1) to Unicode Repository


  1. Take backup of the already existing MS Windows Latin1 repository (Source Repository)
  2. Copy of Repository Backup File to Target Location
  3. Delete the contents of the existing repository. 
  4. This step makes sure that the database schema is empty and you can restore the contents of the repository with UTF8 code page.
  5. Once the contents are deleted, delete the repository service
  6. Create a new repository service with code page UTF-8 and choose not to create contents. You can re-use the same database scheme
  7. Once the repository has been created you can restore the backup of the contents already taken in Source repo.