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    Going Live with CDI

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    The switch from Primo Central to going live with CDI is seamless and and takes effect within one hour. During the switch, there is no downtime for your users.

    The switch is performed at the customer level. If you are a consortium and have several institutions registered under the same customer, all institutions will go live with CDI at the same time. There is no option to switch any institutions separately.

    To go live with CDI:
    1. Go to your institutional profile (My Profile  >  View Client Applications).


      My Profile - Client Applications
    2. Select the check box next to Switch all institutions to production with CDI on top of the list.

      This option is available up to the start of your general switchover phase. Please check for the exact date for your Alma environment here and for your SFX environment here.

    3. Confirm the switch when prompted. Because you can switch to production only once, the check box will disappear.

      The effect of this switch is the following:

      • All of your searches will go to CDI instead of Primo Central.

      • Your institutional profile for Primo Central will be set to read only and display the following message: This profile is read only. You are already live with CDI.


        Primo Central Collection Activation Page After Switch to CDI
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