30.6 Create a new metadata version manually on central or local instance

  1. Open the System Settings app and click Synchronization .

  2. Go to the Metadata versioning section and select Enable versioning for metadata sync .

  3. (Optional) Select Don’t sync metadata if DHIS2 versions differ .

  4. Select Best effort or Atomic .

  5. Click Create new version . The new version is added to the versioning table.

When the system is a central instance , you’ll see three columns in the versioning table:

Object

Description

Master version

The latest version in the system.

Version

Name of the version. The name is automatically generated by system.

When

The timestamp of the metadata version creation at the central instance.

Type

Type of metadata version.

When system is a local instance , you’ll see four columns in the versioning table:

Object

Description

Master version

The latest version of the central instance.

Note

The master version information is the central instance’s latest version. This is important to look at the difference between the versions of metadata that exist at central and at local.

Last sync attempt

If the last sync attempt is a failure, this will be displayed.

Version

Name of the version. The name is automatically generated by system.

When

The timestamp of the metadata version creation at the central instance.

Type

Type of metadata version.

Last sync

Timestamp of when the last sync happened for this version in this system.