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Importing and Exporting

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Import/Export Overview

Importing Files

Export Operations

Import/Export Overview

You can import and export certain kinds of data as text files. The Export facility lets you create new “seed” files for other installations, back up your data, or create data files that clients running on other servers can use. (All clients running on the same server share seed files.)

Both processes--importing and exporting--are the same, regardless of the entity being imported, or exported, so this section describes those processes wherever they occur.