[mythtv-users] move recordings to another, existing backend

John Drescher drescherjm at gmail.com
Thu Mar 24 18:50:36 UTC 2011

> I have a backend which I want to decommission.  It has existing
> recordings which are yet to be watched.  I have another pre-existing
> backend which I would like to move the recordings to.
> I thought there was a tool at one that exported the metadata for
> recordings in a format that would allow one to just move the recording
> files to another backend and then would allow the metadata for the
> recordings to be imported into the database of the pre-existing backend.
> I couldn't seem to find anything other than exporting sql dumps of an
> existing database for importing into an empty database of a new server.
>  That won't work for me since the machine I want to import into already
> has it's own dataset and recordings.

Are both backends using the same database? If so are you using storage groups?


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