I used this Tutorial 1. Backup of old Koha Take backup of your existing Koha database. Either you can make use a database kept in your pen drive otherwise you can apply following command to take backup, mysqldump -uroot -p koha_library | gzip -9 > koha_library.sql.gz Put MySQL root password, when it ask.
2. Install Koha 3. Restoration of old Koha database to new one Remove existing database in new installation sudo su mysql -uroot -p [Enter the MySQL Root password] drop database koha_library; create database koha_library; quit; Copy your database backup from your pen drive to home folder. Extract the backup file, the extension will be .sql Then restore the old backup to new installation. Database Restoration command, mysql -uroot -p koha_library < koha_library.sql [Check name of your source Koha database] koha_library - name of database in new installation koha.sql - name of database in old installation Enter the MySQL root password. 4. Upgrade Database Schema Database schema of old Koha should upgrade to new one. Apply following commands in a terminal, sudo su koha-upgrade-schema library 5. Rebuild the Zebra Index. Apply following command in a terminal, sudo koha-rebuild-zebra -v -f library 2018-02-12 6:35 GMT-06:00 Bob Birchall <b...@calyx.net.au>: > After installing the old database, log in to the staff client. You should > get the 'web installer', not the Home page. Koha will detect that the DB > needs to be upgraded and will do so. > That's a pretty big upgrade. When its done, a lot of your reports might > need repair. If so, you'll get a warning on your 'saved reports' page. > Also examine the About page System Information tab and note any warnings. > HTH, > Bob Birchall > Calyx > > > On 12/02/18 23:16, Igbudu Tersoo wrote: > >> Hi, >> I have installed koha 17.11 successfully. i am trying to restore data from >> an old version (Koha 3.18) . after dropping the new database and restoring >> the old one. i tried to upgrade the database schema using >> >> *koha-upgrade-schema library, then it gives this error on command >> line:*Use >> of uninitialized value in numeric lt (<) at >> /usr/share/koha/intranet/cgi-bin/installer/data/mysql/updatedatabase.pl >> line 5531. >> Failed to add reserve_id to reserves tables, please refresh the page to >> try >> again. at /usr/share/koha/intranet/cgi-bin/installer/data/mysql/ >> updatedatabase.pl line 5591. >> >> please what can i do? >> Thanks. >> _______________________________________________ >> Koha mailing list http://koha-community.org >> Koha@lists.katipo.co.nz >> https://lists.katipo.co.nz/mailman/listinfo/koha >> > > _______________________________________________ > Koha mailing list http://koha-community.org > Koha@lists.katipo.co.nz > https://lists.katipo.co.nz/mailman/listinfo/koha > _______________________________________________ Koha mailing list http://koha-community.org Koha@lists.katipo.co.nz https://lists.katipo.co.nz/mailman/listinfo/koha