LDIF Export

 

This dialog is used to export entries to ldif files.

To open the dialog choose one of the following options

 

Note:  LDIF export is the fastest of all the export operations. This is the most efficient way to export hundreds of thousands of records from LDAP server.

 


Options

Description

Ldif File Name

The Ldif file to export to. Type in the full path or browse , to select the path on the file system. The drop-down list provides a history of recently used files.

Search Base

The base DN of the search. You could edit the DN or select a recently used DN from drop-down list or click to  to open the DN Selector dialog.

Filter

Enter a valid LDAP search filter. The drop-down list provides a history of recently used filters. A click to the  filter editor button opens the Create Filter dialog. Refer to the Complex Search for how to create filters

Returning Attributes

A list of attributes to return, the default is All User Attribute with DN.

You can the options from the drop down menu. The drop down menu provides the following options:

 

  • All User Attributes with DN
  • Select from the List ...

 

Select from the List option will open the Select Attributes Dialog, where you can select the attributes to return. You can also open the select attributes dialog from the Browse? Button.

To customize which operational attributes to export please see select operational attributes to display

 

Search Scope

You can choose from the following options:

  • Base (Search only the base .. this option will only return the base entry)
  • One Level (Search only the immediate children of base DN)
  • Subtree (Search the base DN and all its subentries)

Count Limit

The maximum number of entries the server should return, value 0 means no limit. Note that this value is a client-side limit; it's possible that also a server-side limit is used.

Time Limit

The maximum time in milliseconds the server should search. Value 0 means no limit. Note that this value is a client-side value; it's possible that also a server-side limit is used.

Enable Referrals

An indicator whether to follow referrals or not.

Replace file if Exists

If the export file already exists, you must permit to overwrite the file or it will ask when you click finish.

Restore Defaults

Restore Defaults will restore the default filter and all the other fields to default values.

 

Related tasks

 

Csv Export

Excel Export

SQL Export

 


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