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Identity Manager Migration/Backup Tool

Identity Manager Migration/Backup Tool automates the process of exporting or importing applications and entitlements from one Identity Manager instance to another. If entitlements exists, they will also be backed up to an XML file. This Fling uses Identity Manager API's for Export, Import, Delete and applying entitlements.

  • Windows Operating System with .NET Framework 4.6.1
  • VMware Identity Manager On-Premises or SaaS
  • Administrator account for Identity Manager Tenant (Export and Import)

Export Applications

  • Type the full name of the Identity Manager server into the IDM Address and click the "Logon to IDM" button
  • Enter the username and password of an Admin account and click "ok" on the "Log into VMware Identity Manager Tenant" box
  • Accept or reject the certificate when prompted
  • The list of applications will be listed - click refresh to update the list (all app types except virtual apps will be shown)
  • Click the check boxes next to the applications to be exported or click "Select all Bundles"
  • Browse to the export path using the ... button next to "Export Location"
  • Click "Export Selected Apps"
  • The selected Apps and associated entitlements are saved to the specified location

Import Applications

Type the full name of the Identity Manager server into the IDM Address and click the "Logon to IDM" button

  • Enter the username and password of an Admin account and click "ok" on the "Log into VMware Identity Manager Tenant" box
  • Accept or reject the certificate when prompted
  • Click on the "Import IDM Data" tab
  • Browse to the location where the import bundles and entitlement xml files are stored by clicking the ... button next to "Import Location"
  • Click "Refresh Bundles"
  • Click the check boxes next to the applications to be imported or click "Select all Bundles"
  • Click "Import Selected Apps"

Delete Applications

  • Select one or more applications from the "Export IDM Data" tab
  • Click the "Delete Selected IDM Apps"
  • Click "Yes" on the confirmation message
    *NOTE: This CANNOT be undone

Delete Bundles

  • Select one or more bundles from the "Import IDM Data" tab
  • Click the "Delete Selected Bundles"
  • Click "Yes" on the confirmation message
    *NOTE: This CANNOT be undone

Version 1.6

  • Exports categories to new XML file appname_categories.xml
  • Exports entitlements to a new XML file called appname_entitlements.xml
  • Imports categories
  • Creates the category if it doesn't exist on tenant where importing
  • Shows if a bundle has an associated entitlement or category xml file
  • Shows number of applications returned
  • Shows number of categories an application has assigned to it
  • Windows reserved characters are replaced with an underscore for export bundle

Version 1.5

  • Allows more than 20 applications to be returned - now up to 500 applications will be returned by the tool
  • Added number of applications returned into the group box title
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