INI File Editing steps

This group of steps allows you to edit any configuration (.ini) files.

Update INI File

This step updates or adds an entry in a configuration (.ini) file.

Parameter

Description

Create if it does not exist

If the configuration file does not yet exist check this box to create it in the above defined location.

Entry Name

The name of the entry to be modified or added. If the entry does not yet exist it is added. Only the entry name must be entered, the equal sign is added automatically.

Entry Value

Define the new or modified value of the above defined entry.

File Name

Defines the name of the .ini file, which is to be modified. The file may be defined as the relative or absolute local path. If the file is located on a network drive map the network resource to a "local" letter before entering the path.

Section Name

Specifies the name of the section in which an entry is to be modified or added. If the section does not yet exist it is added. The section name corresponds to the value enclosed in brackets ([]) in the ini file, for example, [SqlUpgrade] . However, the value must be entered in this field without the brackets.

Delete Entry

This step deletes an entry from a configuration file.

Parameter

Description

Entry Name

The name of the entry to be deleted.

File Name

Defines the name of the .ini file, in which an entry is to be deleted. The file may be defined as the relative or absolute local path. If the file is located on a network drive map the network resource to a "local" letter before entering the path.

Section Name

Specifies the name of the section in which the entry to be deleted is located.

FTP Backup

This step backs up data of a specific directory on the local client and store the backup on another machine.

Parameter

Description

Backup Name

Enter a name for the backup to be able to identify the backup.

Data Compression

Check this box if the backup is to compress the selected data in the backup file.

Append PC Name to Backup Name

Check this box, if the name of the client is to be added to the backup name.

Append Date to Backup Name

Check this box, if the date and time of the backup is to be added to the backup name.

Remote Target Directory

Enter the complete path to the target directory on the remote backup machine, where the backup is to be stored.

FTP Port

Enter the port number on the FTP server which is to be used.

FTP Server Name

Enter the name of the FTP server which is to carry out the data backup. The name may be entered as its short or long network name, that is, scotty or scotty.enterprise.com or in form of its IP address in dotted notation, for example, 168.192.1.1 or 2001:db8:85a3::8a2e:370:7334 .

FTP Server Login

Enter a valid login to the FTP server that is to be used by the backup.

Password

Enter the corresponding password. For security reasons the keyword is only displayed in the form of asterisks (*).

Append Registry Key Name to Backup Name

Enter the name of the registry key into this field, if it is to be added to the backup name.

Append Registry Key Value Name to Backup Name

Enter the value name of the registry key into this field, if it is to be added to the backup name.

Local Directory to Back up

Enter the path to the local directory which is to be backed up, such as C:Programm FilesBMC SoftwareClient Managementmasterconfig .

Restore

This step provides all necessary information to restore data to the local client which were backed up and stored at another location.

Parameter

Description

Appended Device Name

Check this box if the name of the client was appended to the backup name.

Appended Backup Date

Enter the date that was appended to the name of the backup into this field. It has the form YYYYMMDD.

Target Data Location

Enter the complete path to the target directory on the remote backup machine, where the backup is stored.

Backup Name

Enter the name of the backup to be restored.

Appended Registry Key Name

Enter the name of the registry key if it was appended to the backup name.

Appended Registry Value Name

Enter the name of the registry key value if it was appended to the backup name.

Backup Source Directory

Enter into this field the complete path to the directory of which the contents are to be restored by the backup.

FTP Port

Enter the port number on the FTP server which is to be used.

FTP Server Name

Enter the name of the FTP server which is to carry out the data restoration. The name may be entered as its short or long network name, that is, scotty or scotty.enterprise.com or in form of its IP address in dotted notation.

FTP Server Login

Enter a valid login to the FTP server that is to be used by the restore operation.

Password

Enter the corresponding password. For security reasons the keyword is only displayed in the form of asterisks (*).

Last Backup Date

Check this box if the newest backup available is to be used for restoration. In this case do not enter any value in the field below.

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