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Error while importing .migiz


gaurav goswami (84) | asked Jul 28 '16, 12:39 a.m.
edited Jul 28 '16, 2:10 a.m. by Ralph Schoon (59.4k23642)
I have exported a project from 9.6 and when importing it to DNG,it goes upto 1% and then gives,import error.
When i open the report,it gives no message, just the following:

Report for import of ReqIF Package: https://myserver/rm/reqif/_tX6s8lR6EeanN68_SeNRNQ

Can aybody tell me the reason for this.What am i doing wrong?


Thanks,

Gaurav


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gaurav goswami commented Jul 28 '16, 12:41 a.m.

Also note, when i export the Migration package from DOORS 9.6, it exports as .reqif and not .migiz. i then manually need to change it to .migiz and them import to DNG.
DNG Version: 6.0.2

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Koak Lodge (156110) | answered Jul 28 '16, 7:52 a.m.
edited Jul 28 '16, 7:53 a.m.

Can you run through the steps you're using to create the migration package in DOORS?


When I’ve created migration packages in DOORS, they come out as *.migiz files. And these are essentially ZIP files with all the OLEs and images plus the ReqIF file. So if you’re trying to feed DNG a renamed ReqIF file using the import "Migration Packages" method, I assume the first thing it tries to do is unzip it, which I assume would cause an error.


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gaurav goswami commented Jul 28 '16, 8:57 a.m.

Yes, i have followed all steps, yet when i create the package and export it,it shows extension as .reqif,so even if i change the extension to .migiz the file gets exported as Name.migiz.reqif. I am using doors 9.6.1.3


Koak Lodge commented Jul 28 '16, 9:05 a.m.

I meant, can you describe the steps you took in DOORS to create the migration package?


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gaurav goswami (84) | answered Jul 29 '16, 12:09 a.m.
Migration Metrics

1. Select Project from left pane.
2. Go to File->Migration->Migration Metrics
3. In Migration Metrics window,under Select Scope option, select "Specific Modules"
4.Select the relevant modules,Under metrics//(Select OLE,RTF Styling-These options not available for 9.6.1.3)
5.Browse Target Location->Provide Suffix(This N/A for 9.6.1.3)->Click Go
6.Check the Metrics report for any repeated Attribute,if Needed sync the attribute type/change names


Migration Package
1.Select Project->Migration->Manage Migration
2.In Migration Package window,Click create->Give Name,Description and add Modules,Add
3.In Manage Migration window,->Select Migration Package->Click Export->Specify the target Location->Click OK

In the last step by default the file extension is .reqif,so i change as .migiz and export

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Koak Lodge (156110) | answered Jul 29 '16, 3:49 a.m.

Weird. When I click the "Manage Migration Package for X" dialog's Export button, the Export Migration Package dialog that appears has *.migiz for the filename, and the Browse button's File Selector dialog also specifies "Migration Definition files (*.migiz)".

If you get a *.reqif file, have you tried importing that using the "Import requirements from a ReqIF file" option? (I assume you're working in sandbox(es) for these experiments.)

I'm using a 9.6.1.6 client. You might want to upgrade your client for the latest updates of migration package functionality.


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gaurav goswami commented Jul 29 '16, 6:43 a.m. | edited Jul 29 '16, 6:44 a.m.

Yes on trying the Import using ReqIf file,it gives Error saying ,"the package is a migration package,this option is for ReqIf file.".
I have although figured out a solution, the migration package must always be imported into a new project area,else it will give error.
But,views are not exported and still the extension is .reqif


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gaurav goswami (84) | answered Jul 29 '16, 7:39 a.m.
edited Jul 29 '16, 8:09 a.m.
So,the next time i import it imports link types,folders but not Artifacts.
It gives this error
Error importing Artifact into module _207508ee-3674-4ed6-8a42-96582cede6d7: Propagated exception; original message [ForbiddenException: CRRRS8663E This attribute definition is unknown: https://myserver/rm/types/

Any idea why? I have tried importing different packages,but every time it imports everything except for the modules.

Thanks for the guidance though.

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Koak Lodge (156110) | answered Jul 29 '16, 10:59 a.m.

No idea. The errors generated by migration packages are completely useless and the results can be terrible things like attributes without types that cause database corruption. The whole thing is a black hole of time and frustration. In fact, after going through a hellish experience with migration packages, I advise people to not use them. I recommend migration with CSV.

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