Importing configuration files

This topic applies to ArcEditor and ArcInfo only.

Workflow Manager provides tools for administrators to import a predefined Workflow Manager configuration.


  1. From the Import/Export menu on the Workflow Manager Administrator window, select Import Configuration.

    The browse dialog box is presented for you to navigate to a file location where the configuration file is.


    The Import/Export menu is also available by right-clicking the database connection.

  2. Importing Configuration files
  3. Browse to the location of the configuration file you want to import.
  4. Click Open.
  5. On the Clear database? dialog box, click Yes to overwrite the contents of your existing configuration with this new configuration file.
  6. With some configuration files, you may receive a conflict resolution dialog box.

    When configurations are exported with map documents or extended property tables, Workflow Manager will ask you how you would like to resolve these conflicts.

    • Map Documents—By default, map documents will be ignored on import.
    • Extended Property Tables—By default, extended property tables will be created if they don't exist.
  7. Confirm that you want to import.

    A message will appear confirming a successful import.

  8. Extended properties table domains will not be imported; this has to be updated by the administrator through ArcCatalog.

Published 6/7/2010