Export Object Data from the CA SDM User Interface

Before initiating the export process, perform the following tasks:
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HID_ExportObjectDatafromtheCASDMUserInterface
This article explains the export process when you promote object data from the CA SDM user interface.
Before initiating the export process, perform the following tasks:
  • Set the
    export_import_path
    and
    db_disk_space
    values in the SDMP configuration properties file. For more information, see SDMP Config Properties File
  • When promoting the
    risk_level
    and
    prptpl
    objects, update the following property files located in the
    NX_ROOT\pdmconf\
    folder, on the source and target systems:
    • Edit the
      dbpromote.uniqkey
      file and update the following properties:
      • risk_level.uniquekey=value
      • prptpl.uniquekey=object_type, object_attrname, object_attrval, sequence
    • Edit the
      DBImport.properties
      file and update the following property:
      • resolve.prptpl.attributes=object_attrval
Follow these steps:
  1. Log in to CA SDM user interface with privileged user access.
  2. Navigate to
    Administration
    ,
    System
    ,
    Data Export
    .
  3. Specify the
    Start Date
    ,
    End Date
    ,
    Last Modified by
    ,
    Active
    fields based on your requirement.
    • S
      tart Date
      : Specifies the earliest modified date of the object data.
    • End Date
      : Specifies the last modified date of the object data
  4. Click
    Search
    to view the list of objects that match the filters.
  5. Select the objects that you need to promote from the
    Object List
    page.
  6. Click
    Data Export
    and enter appropriate description.
    Special characters such as ; : { } / * \  ( # + % & ' " are not allowed in the description.
  7. (Optional) Click
    Data Export/Import History
    in the left navigation pane to verify that no other job is in progress before you submit your job.
  8. Click
    Submit
    on the description pop-up.
  9. Click
    Data Export/Import History
    to verify the status and location of the data export package. One of the following status messages may be displayed as per the status of the data export package:
    • In Progress
      : Indicates that the data export process is running.
    • Complete
      : Indicates that the data export process for the selected objects is complete.
    • Abort:
      Indicates that the in progress operation was cancelled using the
      Abort
      button.
         You can view the exported package in the <
export_import_path>/Promotion/Export/DB
location on the CA SDM server.
If any errors or failures are encountered during the export process, check the
stdlog
file and the
dbpromote.log
file in the
NX_Root/log
folder.