How to Export and Import a role / roles

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Written by Thomas Speekenbrink

Overview:

For backup or Exchange purposes, DataDirector offers an import/export functionality regarding roles.

Please note: When you export roles from DataDirector Admin all the rules that belong to the role are also exported.

How to:

Exporting Roles

  • Select the "Roles and Rules" menu item in the navigation pane
  • Select the role or roles you want to export (hold the CTRL or SHIFT button to select more than one role)
  • Press the "Export" button
  • A save dialog will appear
  • Give the export file a descriptive name
  • Press "Save"
  • Done!

Importing Roles

  • Select the "Roles and Rules" menu item in the navigation pane
  • Press the "Import" button
  • Select the file that holds the roles you want to import
  • Press the "Open" button
  • A message appears to you with an overview of the roles that will be imported
  • If you are sure you want to import the roles press "Yes", else press "No"
  • You will see the roles appear in the screen Roles and Rules; (the depending rules are also imported)
  • Done!