Export Metadata Script

To export the Data Catalog’s metadata you can use the export script located in the folder <DENODO_HOME>/tools/data-catalog.


Usage

export -h <host> -p <port> -l <login> [ -P <password> ] [ -s <Virtual DataPort server name> ]
       -f <output file>
       [ -contentSearch ]
       [ -personalization ]
       [ -kerberos ]
       [ -permission ]
       [ -recommendations ]
       [ -https ]
       [ -mp <encryption password> ]
Parameters of the export script

Parameter Name

Description

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-h

Hostname or IP address of the Data Catalog

-p

Port of the Data Catalog. By default it is 9090

-l

Login to connect to the Data Catalog

-P

Password to connect to the Data Catalog

-s

Name of the Virtual DataPort server used for authentication. You have to specify this if there is more than one server registered in the Data Catalog. Otherwise, it is optional.

-f

Output file

-contentSearch

Export the content search settings

-personalization

Export the personalization settings

-kerberos

Export the Kerberos settings

-permission

Export the permissions settings

-recommendations

Export the recommendations data

-https

Option to connect with a SSL/TLS channel

-mp, --metadata-password

Custom password used for sensitive data encryption

You can encrypt both passwords using the script <DENODO_HOME>/tools/data-catalog/encrypt_password. That way you can avoid entering them in plain text. If the password is encrypted, prefix it with encrypted:. E.g. -P encrypted:xd7o6/xZuNwWvg1YGNuz9g==.


Example

export -h localhost -p 9090 -l admin -P encrypted:xxxxxxx -f data_catalog_metadata.zip -contentSearch -personalization -mp encrypted:yyyyyyy