Bug #721

Unique identifier

Added by Peter Van Garderen over 10 years ago. Updated over 7 years ago.

Status:VerifiedStart date:
Priority:CriticalDue date:
Assignee:Peter Van Garderen% Done:


Target version:Release 0.6
Google Code Legacy ID:archivematica-66 Pull Request:
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Ability to assign a unique identifier to SIPs and/or individual objects
upon ingest. Retained permanently. Using GUID is probably the best option

[g] Legacy categories: Ingest


#1 Updated by Evelyn McLellan over 10 years ago

We may want to have one GUID for each individual object plus separate GUID for
normalized version(s).

#2 Updated by Peter Van Garderen over 10 years ago

  • Priority changed from Medium to Critical

create a unique identifier for SIP and each digital object in the package using
random Python UUIDs, see http://docs.python.org/library/uuid.html

[g] Labels added: Priority-Critical
[g] Labels removed: Priority-Medium

#3 Updated by Austin Trask over 10 years ago

  • Status changed from New to Verified

UUIDs are created for ALL files in sip with createXML.py. UUIDs are stored in

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