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Import

On this page you wil learn how to perform the Import operation

To perform the Import operation, either click on the Import / Export button in the Administration overview or navigate to the page using the menu:

AdminImportExport
Access to Import/Export from Administration sub menu

Click on the Import tab

Import tab
Example of the Import tab

The data in the columns are the following: |Column Name|Description|Comment| |---|---|---| |Uploaded|The time when the Import Module was uploaded|Either by file or direct| |Name|A brief summary of the Import Module|Generated by the system and bases on Export options| |Description|Content from the 'Confirm Export' step|Optional|| |Source Version|The Source Nodinite Version at the time of the Export|It may not be possible to perform the import operation if the Import Module is too old| |Source Customer Environment|The name and type of Source Nodinite instance||

Step 1: Select Import Module

From the list of Uploaded Import Modules, click on the one that you would like to import. You can also use the Actions button.

Actions Import Menu Item

In this guide we will use an Import Module with one Integration, since this is the top level object in the Repository Model and all related child objects will also be included in the import by default.

Show imported import modules

The option Show imported import modules, shows previously imported import modules in list when checked

Import modules that have NOT been previously imported are listed by default (keeps the list clean by default)

Include deleted import modules

The option Include deleted import modules, includes deleted import modules in the list when checked

Step 2: Select item(s) to import

In the tree, select items to be Imported and click on the Next button

Select items

Step 3: Affected item(s)

In the Affected item(s) step, Nodinite compares the current content in the instance with the selected items to be imported. If there is a conflict, you will be given the chance to adjust. The right side is the net end result.

Diff
Example of a conflicting change

Once you are done merging the result, click on the Start Import button to perform the Import

Start Import Button

Step 4: Importing

This step is displayed during the import operation. If there are any problems during the import, these will be displayed and you will need to either abort, or go back and resolve the obstructing conflicts. Import failed
Example of a failed import operation

Step 5: Finish

If the import operation succeeds, you will be presented with a success alert.

Import finished
Example of a successful import operation

You can now use the imported items.


Next Step

Export

Upload
Import / Export
External Instances