Exporting and Importing Settings (Command Line)

Dernière rubrique modifiée : 2009-05-22

Use the LCSCmd.exe command with the /Config switch to export or import configuration settings at the global, computer and/or pool level. This allows data to be:

  • Stored as a backup.
  • Used for configuration auditing.
  • Exported to or imported from another Enterprise pool.

Before exporting or importing configuration settings, stop the Office Communications Server 2007 R2 services. For details about how to stop the service, see Starting and Stopping Services in the Administering Office Communications Server 2007 R2 documentation.

The syntax for exporting and importing settings is given here.

LCSCmd.exe /Config /Action:{Export | Import} /ConfigFile:<configuration file path> /Level:{Global | Pool | Machine} [/PoolName:<name of Enterprise pool or Standard Edition server to export or import configuration settings to or from>] [/FQDN:<FQDN of the computer to export or import configuration settings to or from>]  [/Restore] [/L:<log file path>] [/XML[:{TRUE|FALSE}]] [/?[:{TRUE|FALSE}]]

Such as:

LCSCmd.exe /Config /Action:export /Configfile:c:\pool01.XML /Level:global,pool

Where:

Parameter Description

/Config

Exports or imports global, pool and/or computer level configurations.

/Action

Takes a string that specifies the action name. Valid action names include Export and Import.

/ConfigFile

Specifies the file to which to export configuration or from which to import configuration. You must specify an XML extension.

/Level

Specifies the levels of configurations that need to be exported or imported. Multiple, comma-delimited values can be specified. Valid values include Global, Pool, and Machine.

/PoolName

If /Level is set to Pool, specifies the name of the pool to which configuration settings need to be exported or from which configuration settings need to be imported. For Standard Edition servers, this is the computer name. If a pool name is not specified, the pool to which the current computer belongs is used.

/FQDN

If /Level is set to Machine, specifies the FQDN of the computer to which configuration settings need to be exported or from which configuration settings need to be imported. If an FQDN is not specified, the current computer name is used.

/Restore

Specifies the import of configuration data:

  • When used with computer level, the restore process imports Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI) classes that contain settings that are specific to the local computer (for example, IP address, ports, and certificates). If the /Restore parameter is not explicitly specified, the import process does not import these classes. If you are exporting configuration from one computer to another, you cannot specify the /Restore parameter and then manually configure classes that contain computer specific settings. If you are exporting and importing the settings on the same computer, you should specify the /Restore parameter so that all classes are restored.
  • When used with the global level: the /Restore parameter is used to import WMI classes that contain settings that are specific to the Active Directory topology (for example the location profile and A/V Authentication Service associated with each pool). The /Restore parameter should be used with the global level only when the Standard Edition servers and Enterprise pools deployed in your topology have not changed since the configuration was exported. If the /Restore parameter is not specified, these topology-specific classes and properties must be configured manually using the Office Communications Server 2007 R2 administrative snap-in.
  • When used with the pool level, this parameter is ignored.

/L

Specifies the log file path. If not specified, %TEMP%\<ActionName>[<Date>][<Time>].html is used. To disable logging, use a dash character (-) as the log file name.

/XML

Specifies whether the log file to be generated should be in XML format instead of HTML.

/?

Shows Help on usage.

Export Action

The Export action sends specific global, pool, and/or computer level settings to a designated file. The action can be logged as an XML or HTML file and is particularly useful for disaster and data recovery scenarios.

Import Action

The Import action retrieves specific global, pool, and/or computer level settings from a designated file. This procedure is useful to recover lost data, correct an improper configuration, import pretested settings into a production environment, roll back a setting to the last working configuration, or to copy settings from one pool to another. This action can be logged as an XML or HTML file.

If you want to import only specific settings, such as a select set of forest-level settings, youll first need to do a global export. Then before you import the resulting XML file, trim the contents of that file to the desired settings. Be careful when you trim the file to leave all dependent classes; that is, do not remove a class that another class youre keeping is dependent upon.

Dd572396.note(fr-fr,office.13).gifRemarque :
You can only import settings using settings exported from an Office Communications Server 2007 R2 server. Importing settings from previous versions of Office Communications Server is not supported.