Import a large directory into seafile

hi there,

I want to import some large directories from samba to seafile. I am aware of seaf-import.sh, see
https://manual.seafile.com/deploy_pro/seaf_import.html

however it seems, that I cannot use this method while the server is running. is there a way to import data directly on the server without having to shutdown seafile?

I want to import 4TB of data and I cannot switch off seafile for all our users until this import is complete.

what I could do of course is mount the samba directories on my desktop machine, create libraries and configure the seafile client on my desktop to synchronize the data and then transfer the libraries to their respective users. or is there a better solution?

best,
Hp

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You could use the command line client on the server.

The client works on Windows server as well as Linux. Probably even the most efficient way.