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joetesta
Level 10

merge 2 public channels or change a channel from public to private?

Given channel "A" and channel "B" both published in the store, would like to merge them into one channel without disrupting users of either, is this possible?

Is it possible to turn a published store channel into a private channel without disrupting the users?

By "disrupting" in both cases above, I mean forcing them to install a different channel than the one that's already installed.

tyvmia,
Joe
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EnTerr
Level 8

Re: merge 2 public channels or change a channel from public to private?

Yes, the Co's devops can convert public -> private, given a justified need. The installed users won't be affected, unless they un-install the channel - then they cannot find it back in teh Store.

"Merging without disrupting" was possible using roChannelStore.doUpgrade() - but that was discussed recently as essentially abandon-ware by the Co. You could update one of the channels A to show info message and then transfer (via ECP) to info screen for installing channel B, thus stopping them from using A anymore and herding them towards B. If A and B share registry settings, that will minimize friction.
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joetesta
Level 10

Re: merge 2 public channels or change a channel from public to private?

Thanks EnTerr, you rock, as always.
Side note, for some reason I always get a kick out of it whenever someone uses the word "depreciated" in place of "deprecated".
cheers.
Joe
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