The Site Recovery Manager 8.4 virtual appliance is bundled with a script that you can use to export Site Recovery Manager configuration data. You can modify the script to change the default export location, the number of exports, and so on.


  1. Log in to the Site Recovery Manager virtual appliance host machine.
  2. Log in as root by using su.
  3. SSH to the following location /opt/vmware/impex/bin/.
  4. Use a text editor to open the file and add the following text to the last line of the script.
    Option Description
    To change the location of the export files. Add "-e|--exportPath /path/to/export". The default location is /opt/vmware/impex/exports/.
    To change the maximum number of export files. Add "-m|--maxExports NumberOfMaxExports". The default number of export files is 24.
  5. Save the changes and close the editor.