Exported repository (*.dat) files can be easily imported into
another TestArchitect repository.
Ensure that the repositories of interest have been exported
to files, and that you have access to those files from your host.
To import repositories, perform the following:
If not already running, open the
Repository Server Control Panel dialog box.
Click Import Repository
on the toolbar, or select .
In the Open dialog box, specify the path to the
.dat file to be imported.
Tip: You can select multiple repository files to import them in a
Click the Open button.
The Import Repository dialog box appears and
displays information on the selected repository files in the Import
In the Import Repository dialog box, you have the
- Enter any name for the repository files in the Repository
Name field, or use the default name.
repository exported from a pre-7.3 version of TestArchitect may have an
issue when imported into TestArchitect 7.3 or later, if the original
repository name contained any underscore (_)
characters. Please note that the suggested name in
the Repository Name column may not accurately
reflect the original name.
- To import repository files as replication repositories, see Importing a repository as an replication.
- To overwrite existing repositories, select the Overwrite
Repository check box. Before overwriting the
repositories,stop the repository
Since overwriting a repository will
cause you to lose the data in the existing repository, please inform
your team members to ensure that no project modifications are made
during the repository import process.
- To remove a repository file that was selected in step #3, click Remove on the
Tip: You can select
multiple repository files for removal by pressing your keyboard's
Shift or Control
- To import extra repository files, click the Add
button, then repeat steps #3 through #4.
A status bar indicating the progress of the import is visible in the bottom
left corner of the Import Repository dialog box.
When the import process completes, a successful notification message
replaces the progress bar in the status area. The successfully imported
repositories display a status of Done.
Click Close to exit the Import
Repository dialog box.
The imported repositories appear in the Repository List