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    The Import Primo Configuration Tool

    This functionality is not relevant to to Primo VE.
    The Primo Home > Monitor Primo Status > Tools Monitoring > Import Primo Configuration page (see Importing a Primo Configuration, below) imports configuration data previously exported by the export tool to the following directory on the target servers:
    After the import completes successfully, the export package is copied to the following directory:
    If you are a Local deployment customer, verify that the export package in on the target environment under /exlibris/primo/p4_1/ng/primo/home/profile/publish/exported_files.

    Importing a Primo Configuration

    The instructions for importing are the same for all deployment levels: Local, Direct, or Multi-tenant (without server access).
    If a configuration export was done for a specific institution, any installation-level configurations in use were also included in the export. For example, if a pipe uses normalization rules that belong to the installation level, they were included in the export. During the import, however, only new installation-level configuration are added; no existing configurations are replaced.
    Use an institution-level export configuration if you are importing a configuration for a specific institution.
    This tool is limited to the SuperAdmin and Admin roles.
    To export/import the Primo full configuration (not just the specific institution), follow the instructions in Exporting/Importing the Full Configuration.
    To import a Primo configuration:
    1. On the Tools Monitoring page, select Import Primo Configuration in the Create a Tool drop-down list.
      The Import Primo Configuration page opens.
      Import Primo Configuration Page
    2. Enter the following fields:
      • Name – Enter a name for the tool, which you can execute and monitor in the Tool Monitoring list.
      • Import type – Select the type of configuration you want to import. The valid values are All (all data) and NR Sets (normalization rules sets and related mapping tables only).
      • File Name – Select the name of the export file to import. If there are no files matching the configuration you want to import, run the export before creating this tool.
      • Email Address – Enter an email address to which to send a confirmation when the tool completes execution.
    3. Click Save.
    4. Execute the tool when needed. For information on monitoring tools, see Tools Monitoring.
    5. After the import is complete, deploy the configuration settings; see Deploy All Configuration Settings.