[Archivesspace_Users_Group] external_id's

Nathan Stevens ns96 at nyu.edu
Mon Mar 9 09:50:07 EDT 2015

External Ids are used by the Archon and AT Migration tools for trouble
shooting purposes (Makes it easy to backtrace where are record came from),
and are not added if the record is created using the ASpace interface.

On Fri, Mar 6, 2015 at 8:18 PM, Steven Majewski <sdm7g at virginia.edu> wrote:

> I see there is a GET /by-external-id in the API.
> None of my imported resources appear to have any values for external_id.
> I don’t see a mapping to or from external_id in the export/import maps.
> And I don’t see anywhere in the EDIT resource page to add an external_id.
> And the MySQL table external_id is empty in my DB.
> What are external_id’s for and how do they get assigned ?
> — Steve Majewski
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Nathan Stevens
Digital Library Technology Services
New York University

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