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Embargo Lifter

If you have implemented the Embargo feature, you will need to run it periodically to check for Items with expired embargoes and lift them.

Command used:

[dspace]/bin/dspace embargo-lifter

Java class:

org.dspace.embargo.EmbargoManager

Arguments short and (long) forms):

Description

-c or --check

ONLY check the state of embargoed Items, do NOT lift any embargoes

-i or --identifier

Process ONLY this handle identifier(s), which must be an Item. Can be repeated.

-l or --lift

Only lift embargoes, do NOT check the state of any embargoed items.

-n or --dryrun

Do no change anything in the data model, print message instead.

-v or --verbose

Print a line describing the action taken for each embargoed item found.

-q or --quiet

No output except upon error.

-h or --help

Display brief help screen.

You must run the Embargo Lifter task periodically to check for items with expired embargoes and lift them from being embargoed. For example, to check the status, at the CLI:

[dspace]/bin/dspace embargo-lifter -c

To lift the actual embargoes on those items that meet the time criteria, at the CLI:

[dspace]/bin/dspace embargo-lifter -l
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