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 i4SCADA Export Import Tool

Abstract

Check out how to transport data from one database to another, using the Export Import Tool, in order to ease the usage of the i4SCADA Application.

The i4SCADA Export Import  Export Import Tool makes possible the operations of exporting information from a database to an XML file, importing it back to another database and displaying differences between the different information sets. Used for migrating data from one i4SCADA database to another, or used for comparing data between databases and XML data, the i4SCADA Export Import  Export Import Tool aims for ease of usage and direct workflow.

The following article contains detailed information regarding the i4SCADA Export Import Export Import Tool, from a developer’s point of view.

The i4SCADA Export Import  Export Import Tool is used for:

  • Exporting information from a database to an xml file

  • Importing information from an xml file into a database (overwrite /extend)

  • Displaying differences between the information in the database and the information in the xml file and allowing to select just certain selected information to be imported.

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Export Import Tool

For a complete guide on how to use the i4SCADA Export Import Export Import Tool, follow the link: Using the Export Import Tool.

Database connection

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Export Import Tool - Login dialog

UI Option

Description

Database server

The server that hosts the desire database.

User ID

The user name for accessing the database server.

Password

The password required for accessing the database server.

Database

The database that will be worked upon.

Menu

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Export Import Tool - Toolbar

UI Option

Description

Export

Exports the database to an XML file.

Import

Imports the database from and XML file. The import can be made in two ways:

  • Overwrite Configuration - the existing Web Access settings will be deleted along with the existing Servers. The Export-Import tool creates, in this case, the settings using default values. In more detail, the Web Access settings will be created with the Client Name option set to * (all) for each imported server.

  • Extend Configuration - the existing Web Access settings will be preserved unchanged, but extended with the new settings. 

Diff

Displays the differences between a database and an XML file.