You can use the vdmexport command-line utility to export configuration data from a standard or replica Connection Server instance to an LDIF configuration file.
- Log in to a standard or replica Connection Server instance as a user in the Administrators or Administrators (Read only) role.
You must be logged in as a user in the Administrators or Administrators (Read only) role to export configuration data from the Horizon configuration repository.
- At the command prompt, type the vdmexport command.
By default, the vdmexport command-line utility is installed in the C:\Program Files\VMware\VMware View\Server\tools\bin directory.The vdmexport command has the following options.
Option Description -f Output file name for LDAP backup. -v The output file is verbatim (not encrypted). -c Similar to the -v option, but sensitive attribute values are not included in the output file. -k Outputs only kiosk client entries and related FSPs. -g Take a backup of the Cloud Pod Architecture global LDAP, rather than of local LDAP.For example, the following command exports a local LDIF configuration file.
vdmexport -f mylocalexport.LDFThe following command takes a backup of the Cloud Pod Architecture global LDAP.
vdmexport -f myglobalexport.LDF -g
The vdmexport command writes the configuration of your Connection Server instance to the file that you specify. The command displays errors if your role has insufficient privileges to view the data in the configuration repository.