Update existing submission in ENA

  1. Read the ENA instructions for the latest advice here http://ena-docs.readthedocs.io/en/latest/programmatic.html look for the sections on update.
  2. Ensure that you have used the same SUBMISSION alias as your previous submission. Change your submission XML file so that the actions block is the following (removing the add and release statements):
<ACTIONS>
    <ACTION>
         <MODIFY/>
     </ACTION>
 </ACTIONS>
  1. Verify XML validity using the ENA test service (https://www-test.ebi.ac.uk/ena/submit/drop-box/submit/)
    • Choose your experiment.xml, run.xml, study.xml and submission.xml files from the zip folder created by the conversion tool.
    • Input your username and password, username will be something like "Webin-45144".
    • Fix any errors that the test service reports, please contact faang-dcc@ebi.ac.uk if you have any issues that you cannot resolve.
    • Keep resubmitting until no more errors reported, should see /RECEIPT/@success="true".
  2. Once you have passed the test service continue to submission with ENA production service (https://www.ebi.ac.uk/ena/submit/drop-box/submit/)
    • Choose your experiment.xml, run.xml, study.xml and submission.xml files from the zip folder created by the conversion tool.
    • Input your username and password, username will be something like "Webin-45144".
    • Fix any errors that the test service reports, please contact faang-dcc@ebi.ac.uk if you have any issues that you cannot resolve.
    • Keep resubmitting until no more errors reported, should see /RECEIPT/@success="true".
  3. Receive and store XML receipt

Check for validation fails post submission (files are not checked until after submission), so it may be some time before you are emailed regarding any errors or success.

Please contact faang-dcc@ebi.ac.uk if you have any issues with any of the processes on this page.