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How do I import content from an archive file?

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Go to Site Info.

Select Site Info tool from the site Tool Menu.

Select Import from Archive File.

Choose a file to import.

Select the Choose File button to browse for and select your import file. Once you have located your file, the filename will display on this screen.

Note: Sakai supports several import file types (e.g., IMS Common Cartridge Archives, Blackboard Archive files, etc.). However, you may need to check with your system administrator to determine the file import options currently enabled on your system and the best file format for you to use.

Select Import.

Select the Import button and wait for the file to be uploaded and processed. Depending on the size of the file, this may take some time.

Select the content to be imported.

A list of content types from the import file display in the column on the left.

  1. Select the item in the left column to import. (Select multiple items using CTRL+Click for PC or CMD+Click for Mac).
  2. Use the right arrow button under Move to move the item(s) over to the list of material to be imported.
  3. Select the Copy Materials button to import the selected content.

Confirm the import.

Confirm the copying of the listed tools into the present site and click the Finish button.

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