Change organizations unit ID Codes and Data element ID Codes

Dear Dhis2 team,

Is it possible to change the organization unit ID Code and Data element ID Code in DHIS2?. I want to change the existing ID codes to align to the required ID codes in another system for integration purposes.


Hi @Shapr0019

Yes it is possible to generate custom ids (see post by @vincentminde) but I’m not sure if it’s possible to directly “change” the ids and by that I mean you might have to import the data again (maybe in a clean test environment first) but auto-generating at the same time.

There are some challenges you might want to tackle with the auto-generated custom ids; for instance,