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How to export an agency's datasets as a data package

Export an agencies datasets into sub-folders including any hosted or referenced data files and a json file with metadata.



  1. Make sure you have the CKANAPI CLI tool installed
  2. Make sure you have the jq and tr tools installed
  3. Run the command below replacing the properties in UPPERCASE with your own values.
ckanapi dump datasets $(ckanapi -r CKAN_URL action package_search q=organization:AGENCY_ID | jq .results[].name | tr -d '"') -r CKAN_URL -D PATH_TO_FILES