PortSight Secure Access Documentation

Appendix D - Import.exe Configuration


Import.exe Configuration


Import.exe is the program that imports external data (such Active Directory accounts) to the Secure Access catalogs. It looks at the catalog settings and if it finds a directory port that should be synchronized, it imports external data. After it goes through all catalogs, it quits.


You can find it in C:\Program Files\PortSight Secure Access\Catalog Manager\Import.exe (or other path depending on your installation directory). Please note that this directory must be the working directory of import.exe.


If you want to import external data regularly, you need to schedule execution of Import.exe. You can do this by using standar Windows Task Scheduler service in Start -> Control Panel -> Scheduled Tasks -> Add Scheduled Task. It's recommended that you choose an appropriate time and period for execution of Import.exe according to the schedule: if you decide to run import every day, starting 0:10 a.m. you should schedule running import.exe for 0:11 a. m. so that it can recognize, that there's a catalog to be synchronized.


Import.exe informs you about current activity by writing both to the standard output and to the Application Event Log


Import.exe Parameters





ID of the catalog. You can find it in the list of catalogs. It's case sensitive!


Name of the directory port. You can find it in the list of the directory ports. It's case sensitive!



Import.exe CATALOGID=sa_intranet DIRECTORYPORTNAME=USDomainImport


Note: when you run Import.exe, it synchronizes all directory ports in all catalogs.


Import.exe.config Parameters





Secure Access License Key you received after purchasing Secure Access Enterprise Edition


Full path or relative path to the catalogs.xml file.


Full path or relative path to the directoryconnectors.xml file.


The maximum number of objects the server can return in a paged search. Zero value means do not do a paged search.


    Important Note

Please note that the import process may take several minutes up to a few hours depending on the amount of the source data. It can also significantly stress your database server. Thus, it's recommended that you schedule the import for night hours or other time when your server is not fully utilized.